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Mon Jun 17, 2019, 08:05 PM

Juneteenth - June 19

I am sorta ashamed to say that I am nearly 50 yrs old and didn’t know about Juneteenth.

https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&channel=iphone_bm&source=hp&ei=4ygIXbbiOML29APrtaHQDQ&q=juneteenth&oq=&gs_l=mobile-gws-wiz-hp.1.0.41l8.0.0..2520...0.0..0.0.0.......0...........8.PmIEN5VV1lE


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Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, is an American holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865, announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. state of Texas, and more generally the emancipation of enslaved African Americans throughout the former Confederate States of America.

Wikipedia

Date: Wednesday, June 19
Significance: Emancipation of the last remaining enslaved people in the United States>>>>>

I plan to talk about it/bring it up with coworkers tomorrow at work. Maybe through me and others we can exponentially “spread the word” to help make others aware and to remember. We should not forget. Especially with a racist in the WH...

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Thu Jun 20, 2019, 01:16 AM

1. From Texas Senator Kirk Watson

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