Juneteenth, June 19, is a day of jubilee and remembrance. Its roots go back to June 19, 1865, when — more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation freed Black people from slavery — Black people in Texas finally got the news. You read right: it took over two years for all Black people across America to learn that they were finally free

Juneteenth celebrates the humanity of Black people and the community’s indomitable spirit. It is also a time for rest, reflection and solidarity. …

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