The Department of State joins in the celebration of Caribbean Americans’ rich contributions to U.S. history, culture, and society as our nation commemorates Caribbean-American Heritage Month this June.
While the pandemic has kept us physically distant, the cultural and social ties that bind us remain strong, and the spirit of Caribbean-American Heritage Month endures. This year marks the sixteenth celebration of Caribbean-American Heritage Month in the United States. The first Proclamation was issued by President George Bush on June 6, 2006. Since 2006, the White House has issued an annual proclamation recognizing June as Caribbean-American Heritage Month. The 2021 Presidential Proclamation can be found here.
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