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What Juneteenth Means to Me
June 19, 2024

by Cameron Njomo Today recognizes and acknowledges the independence of enslaved African Americans in the United States. 159 years ago on June 19th, union troops freed 250,000 enslaved black people in Galveston Bay, Texas, by executive decree. This event deemed the official end of all legitimized slavery in former confederate states. Juneteenth means a lot […]

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