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? A Q&A with Shannon Sims

What is Juneteenth? A Q&A with Shannon Sims

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