Today, Friday, June 19, is Juneteenth, a day-long commemoration in the African American community of the official end to slavery.
On June 19, 1865, the enslaved population in Galveston, Texas, was finally made aware of the Emancipation Proclamation, two and half years after it was signed into law on January 1, 1863. Since that time, Juneteenth has been celebrated throughout the Black community as its true Independence Day.
Juneteenth is a reminder that the struggle for justice continues…
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