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Why everyone should celebrate Juneteenth

Celebrate Juneteenth

On June 19, 1865, 250,000 enslaved African- Americans in Texas were told they were free….   This past Thursday, President Biden made Juneteenth a federal holiday. In case you don’t know what Juneteenth is, Juneteenth is a holiday that celebrates (commemorates) the end of slavery. Everyone should celebrate this holiday as an historic event in […]