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What Is Juneteenth? Celebrating The End Of Slavery

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Juneteenth represents a monumental holiday that takes us back to 1865. Slaves were free for two years without knowing. Local organizations are stepping up to bring the needed resources to the community. The Juneteenth affair will take place this Saturday, June 18th at Ernie Davis Park.
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Celebrate Juneteenth this weekend in LA, OC and the IE

There are a number of activities and celebrations planned around SoCal to mark Juneteenth. Here's a look at a few of them

3 months ago·New York, United States
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The Post and CourierThe Post and Courier

Juneteenth celebration to be held Saturday in Aiken

The 2022 Juneteenth celebration in Aiken will take place this Saturday at Founders Park on the grounds of the Center for African American History, Art and Culture.

3 months ago·Charleston, United States
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Juneteenth Juke Joint celebration to be held in Miami

Juneteenth takes place every year on June 19. The day marking the end of slavery in the U.S. is also a federally recognized holiday, and Miami will begin celebrations starting Thursday night.For generations, our country’s “Second Independence Day” has been celebrated with gatherings, cookouts, music, laughter and pride in Black freedom.And that’s no different in South Florida.At the Arsht Center’s first Juneteenth Juke Joint, the event will pay …

3 months ago·Miami, United States
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What Is Juneteenth? Celebrating The End Of Slavery

Juneteenth has its roots in Texas and celebrates federal troops freeing the last of the enslaved people in the Confederacy.

3 months ago·United States
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Boston HeraldBoston Herald

Three days of festivities to celebrate Juneteenth

For the second time since President Biden declared Juneteenth a national holiday, Boston will celebrate Black liberation with three days of festivities.Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, the day that enslaved Black people in Galveston, Texas learned of the end of slavery in the U.S., a full 2½ years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.“This is obviously a day on which we celebrate and reflect upon how far we have come as a cit…

3 months ago·Boston, United States
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Spectrum NewsSpectrum News

Juneteenth 2022 celebrations planned through the weekend in Akron

Akron Juneteenth events range from parades to lectures.

3 months ago·United States
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