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Juneteenth

19. June 2005 • MarkDilley
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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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  1. Anyone looking for an authentic/celebratory dish should look online for a Jumbalaya recipe.
       —Arbol    Jun. 19 '05 - 04:51AM    #
  2. I PROMISED myself I wouldn’t forget going to Wheeler Park for Juneteenth this year, and of course, I forgot. :(
       —Lazaro    Jun. 19 '05 - 04:24PM    #