Juneteenth by the Numbers 2021

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Juneteenth is the oldest known US celebration of the end of slavery. African Americans and others mark the anniversary much like the Fourth of July, with parties, picnics and gatherings with family and friends. Juneteenth was signed into law as a national holiday by President Joe Biden on June 17, 2021. Here’s a look at Juneteenth, also called Emancipation Day, […]