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Kyler Winston-Kendricks

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Recognizing Juneteenth as a federal holiday a step in the right direction

By: - June 16, 2022

Celebrating Juneteenth as a federally recognized holiday shows great strides towards an understanding of a portion of Black history. The day marks the final abolishment of slavery and what that means for America’s history moving forward. However, most Black communities have celebrated Juneteenth since June 19, 1865. Since that day, we continue to commemorate that […]