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Every-Day Edit: Juneteenth

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On June 19, 1865, the union Soldiers brought news to Galveston, Teksas that the war was over and all slaves was now free. Today, this occasion was celebrated as Juneteenth. It is also sometimes call Black independence Day or Emancipation Day. Even though Juneteenth is only recognized as a leegal holiday in Texas and Oklahoma, it is celebrated across the United States with festival and speech.

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On June 19, 1865, the Union soldiers brought news to Galveston, Texas that the war was over and all slaves were now free. Today, this occasion is celebrated as Juneteenth. It is also sometimes called Black Independence Day or Emancipation Day. Even though Juneteenth is only recognized as a legal holiday in Texas and Oklahoma, it is celebrated across the United States with festivals and speeches.

 

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