Starting on Juneteenth HBO will be streaming their highly-acclaimed series ‘Watchmen’ for free. The free stream will begin on HBO Friday afternoon starting at 1 p.m. with all episodes following in succession and just in case you don’t have HBO, the series will also be available for free on HBO.com and On Demand.
#Watchmen begins in Tulsa, 1921 and explores the legacy of systemic racism in America. We’re proud to announce @HBO will make all nine episodes available for free this weekend on https://t.co/dvMR4HmhIR and On Demand, and will air a marathon of the series tomorrow at 1PM ET. pic.twitter.com/UBDLR3OYIV
— Watchmen (@watchmen) June 18, 2020
If you’re not familiar with ‘Watchmen’ the series is based on the graphic novel of the same name and the series received acclaim for its portrayal of racism, police brutality, and other injustices in 1921 Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day marks the day in 1865 when the Emancipation Proclamation went into effect throughout the Confederate States of America.