Published On: Sun, Jun 20th, 2021

Juneteenth marked across U.S. for 1st time as a federal holiday

Parade taking place in Atlanta for Juneteenth on June 19, 2021

Parades, picnics and lessons in history were part of Juneteenth celebrations on Saturday in the United States, a day that carried even more significance after Congress and President Joe Biden created a federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery.

CBC | World News

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Juneteenth marked across U.S. for 1st time as a federal holiday