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Juneteenth: Getting Started

Celebrate Juneteenth


Juneteenth is the celebrates the end of slavery in the United States. It is celebrated on June 19th every year since its origin in Galveston, Texas in 1865!

Juneteenth is considered the longest running African American holiday and became an official federal holiday in 2021!

Watch this video from the Washington Post to learn more about the history of Juneteenth and why it's important to the Black community:

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