Juneteenth

Juneteenth is a holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. It is also called Emancipation Day or Juneteenth Independence Day. The name “Juneteenth” references the date of the holiday, combining the words “June” and “nineteenth.”

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What Is Juneteenth? | HISTORY

The Historical Legacy of Juneteenth | National Museum of African American History and Culture (si.edu)

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom (U.S. National Park Service) (nps.gov)

 

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