Juneteenth Is Celebrated With Unprecedented Vigor Across Nation

June 19, 2020

Juneteenth, which celebrates when the last enslaved Black people were liberated in Texas, is having a cultural surge like never before. Marches and parades are taking place across the nation to commemorate the holiday. Major companies like Google and Twitter have designated it as a paid holiday, and some states have pledged to introduce legislation to make it a government holiday. ABC is celebrating with a Juneteenth special, while other channels are airing Black-centric content like “Selma.”

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