Juneteenth Day celebrates the end of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas to announce the Civil War had ended, as well as the enslavement of black people.

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What is Juneteenth? Learn about the history of the holiday with Andrea Williams:

Learn about the history of Juneteenth with Andrea Williams

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