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Celebrating & Learning About Juneteenth

"It was in Galveston in 1865 where Union soldiers informed the country's last remaining enslaved people that, under the Emancipation Proclamation issued two years earlier, they were free."

Read more about the symbolic Juneteenth flag and remember: we have more work ahead of us to ensure voting rights, civil rights and economic rights are truly for all of us. We must recognize this day and how significant this is to African-American and American History.


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