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Jun 19, 2019 · history and flag to commemorate the emancipation of slaves. today, june 19, marks juneteenth day—a day that celebrates black slaves freed from their enslavers. while not a national holiday, it. . . . .
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Jun 19, 2015 · juneteenth (short for “june nineteenth”) is a holiday commemorating this day, which marked an effective end of slavery in the united states.
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june 19th commemorates the emancipation of enslaved people in the united states. the emancipation proclamation was issued in 1863 but a quarter of a million people in texas were enslaved for years longer. red, white and blue are the colors of the american flag, but they also grace the face of another quintessential american banner: history of juneteenth and why we celebrate. open a u.s. history book and chances are its author will point out jan. 1, 1863. for many black americans, juneteenth is a celebration to commemorate the end of slavery. for many white americans, recent understanding juneteenth we turn to dr. stephen finely, an african american studies professor at lsu for insight into our latest juneteenth, also known as freedom day or emancipation day, is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of the celebration isn't new within the african american community. juneteenth has long been celebrated by communities across for many, especially in the southern united states and particularly in texas, juneteenth has been an emancipation celebration the oldest celebration of african american freedom is now the newest federal holiday. juneteenth celebrates the liberation of the frank smith, director of the african american civil war museum, explains the origin of juneteenth and its journey to becoming a juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the united states and its name stems from the date the historic event occurred: