Celebrate Juneteenth, the Latest National Holiday

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On June 19, 1865, federal orders were read in Galveston, Texas, that stated the Civil War had ended and all previously enslaved peoples were declared free. More than two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation – slavery was completely abolished in the United States. Now known as Freedom Day, Black Independence Day and

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The recent events in Minneapolis which led to the untimely death of George Floyd as well as the death of Breonna Taylor in Louisville have once again cast a sharp spotlight on the challenges and inequalities that African Americans and people of color face daily in this country. Citizens all across our nation have taken

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