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Juneteenth is the closest thing there is to an honest Independence Day.”

Raleigh mayor, Wake County leaders push to officially recognize Juneteenth as local holiday

On Juneteenth, Trump wanted to give a speech where hundreds of African Americans were massacred. Yesterday, he delivered remarks on sacred Native lands. The independence promised in 1776 was not for all. It was not for those killed in Tulsa. It was not for the Sioux People.

Niggas celebrated Juneteenth out of love and the 4th out of boredom like fuck it 😭🤣😂

Two Republican Senators Want To Replace Columbus Day With Juneteenth

‘I want her to be able to have the world’ — Director@cgpeoples  opened up about raising a Black woman in 2020 and her new movie ‘Miss Juneteenth

Two Republican Senators Want To Replace Columbus Day With Juneteenth

Republican senators argue over making Juneteenth a federal holiday; consider replacing Columbus Day

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Juneteenth has never been a celebration of victory, or an acceptance of the way things are. It's a celebration of progress. It's an affirmation that despite the most painful parts of our history, change is possible––and there is still so much work to do.

Juneteenth is henceforth considered a US holiday at Tesla & SpaceX

How about we nix Columbus Day and make Juneteenth a national holiday instead?

Civil rights icon Angela Davis pumps her fist during a Juneteenth protest against police brutality as longshoremen shut down the Port of Oakland and 28 other ports along the west coast on Friday. Story:

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So. Let's set the stage... President Trump has chosen as the venue for his first rally in months, Tulsa, Oklahoma, site of a horrific massacre of African Americans. And he has set the date for June 19th, Juneteenth, a celebration of the end of slavery in the United States.

We had previously scheduled our #MAGA  Rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, for June 19th – a big deal. Unfortunately, however, this would fall on the Juneteenth Holiday. Many of my African American friends and supporters have reached out to suggest that we consider changing the date out...

Outside the Oval Office, I kept a painting of a small crowd huddled around a pocketwatch, waiting for the moment the Emancipation Proclamation took effect. On Juneteenth, we celebrate the anniversary of that news - freedom - reaching slaves in Texas. And something more:

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