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Juneteenth commemorates the announcement in Texas in 1865 of the abolition of slavery—two years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation—and honors the day that Black Americans gained their freedom. Try these titles and learn more about the history and tradition.
Published: June 10, 2024

Event Overview

Dates and Times

  • Wednesday, June 19, 2024
    12:01 AM - 11:59 PM (EDT)




  • USA

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