This is Why Everyone Shouldn’t Be Allowed To Celebrate Juneteenth

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June 19th is now officially a federal holiday — Juneteenth. Juneteenth is the celebration of when the enslaved in Galveston, Texas learned they were free, two-and-a-half years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed on June 19, 1865 by Abraham Lincoln. Although this was over 150 years ago, Juneteenth did not become a federal holiday until last year. That’s not because…

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