Beyoncé Drops New Song "Black Parade," Lifts Up Black-Owned Businesses on Juneteenth

Juneteenth, the holiday recognizing the end of slavery in the U.S., was marked by widespread celebrations across the country.Bringing a bright spot of joy in a year that’s left the black community experiencing more than its fair share of sorrow.

Beyoncé helped make the day a special one by releasing a new song “Black Parade,” on Tidal,Spotify, and other music streaming platforms on Friday night in honor of Juneteenth. The jubilant anthem invites listeners to celebrate the beauty of blackness, and Beyoncé ’s powerful voice rings out over an instrumental that is reminiscent of Africa.