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Summer celebrations of freedom: What is Juneteenth?

June 23, 2021 - 00:00
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Most Americans know that July 4 is the day the United States celebrates the birth of American independence from Great Britain. June 19, 1865 marks a significant day in American, Texas and African American history as well. Even though African Americans had been freed by President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation two ...

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