The celebration commemorates the day, June 19, 1865, when enslaved people in Galveston, Texas were told more than two years later that enslaved African Americans& ...
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NYC celebrates Juneteenth with festivals and shows saluting America’s newest federal holiday
America’s newest federal holiday — was feted with a joyous Harlem festival on Friday aimed at highlighting the end of slavery. It’s been celebrated every June 19th since it originated in Galveston ...
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