Senate Unanimously Approves A Bill To Make Juneteenth A Public Holiday

Senate Unanimously Approves A Bill To Make Juneteenth A Public Holiday

Juneteenth marks when enslaved people in Texas learned they had been freed under the Emancipation Proclamation.Juneteenth is an annual celebration held on June 19 to commemorate the end of chattel slavery in America.

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Source: NPR Politics
Senate Unanimously Approves A Bill To Make Juneteenth A Public Holiday

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