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Juneteenth: Home

Celebrate Juneteenth!
All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom
African American History Day by Day A Reference Guide to Events
Forever Free: From the Emancipation Proclamation to the Civil Rights Bill of 1875, 1863-1875
Great Events from History: African American History
Freedom Colonies: Independent Black Texans in the Time of Jim Crow
100 Amazing Facts about the Negro
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What is Juneteenth?

  • Celebrates the emancipation of slaves in the United States
  • Commemorates June 19, 1865 when freedom from slavery was announced in Texas
  • Celebrated annually in the United States on June 19th
  • Originated in Galveston, Texas
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