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Juneteenth: The Unofficial Holiday Rallying Cries Across the Country

Juneteenth is an unofficial holiday that commemorates the ending of slavery across America. On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Texas to announce the ending of the Civil War and the subsequent freedom of all black people. This was two years after Abraham Lincoln gave the Emancipation Proclamation. Ever since June 19,Continue reading “Juneteenth: The Unofficial Holiday Rallying Cries Across the Country”

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