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What is juneteenth all about: How do people celebrate?

What is Juneteenth

What is Juneteenth? On June 19, 1865, Major Gen. Gordon Granger came to Galveston, Texas, to inform a reluctant community that President Abraham Lincoln two years earlier had freed the slaves and to press locals to comply with his directive. “The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with …

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