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Juneteenth Playlist: Songs To Celebrate Blackness

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On June 19, 1865, Union army troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to announce that all slaves were freed. Black people enslaved in Texas were the last to get word that they were free, immediately becoming a cause for celebration. The first Juneteenth celebration occurred the following year when freedmen in Texas organized what became the […]