Juneteenth

Juneteenth becomes an official holiday in NY

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday signed legislation officially making Juneteenth, a day commemorating the emancipation of enslaved...
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Wed, 10/14/2020 - 3:26pm
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Plenty of ways to celebrate Juneteenth on Friday -- and beyond

“Celebrate freedom.” That’s not just a signal to party; it’s a call to action. Juneteenth is a commemoration of freedom. It's Black Independence Day,...
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Fri, 06/19/2020 - 5:51am
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New York declares Juneteenth a holiday for state employees

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York's governor signed an executive order Wednesday recognizing Juneteenth as a paid holiday for state employees to commemorate...
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Wed, 06/17/2020 - 12:02pm
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Connections: Discussing the history and importance of Juneteenth

How much do you know about Juneteenth? Our guests say it’s likely the answer is “not enough.” Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated...
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Mon, 06/15/2020 - 10:28am
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