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I have heard about this before, but wanted to let folks know about it, if you hadn’t heard.
Juneteenth is an African-American celebration on June 19, the day in 1865 that news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached slaves in Galveston, Texas – two years after it was issued. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the end of slavery in the United States.
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