Happy Juneteenth! This is the first year Juneteenth has been recognized as a federal holiday. They were many celebrations to honor this holiday around Chicago over the weekend that continue today
(June 20th) as well!
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***Juneteenth is in recognition of June 19th,1865, when African American slaves in Texas formally received word they were freed. It became a federal holiday when President Biden signed the legislation last year.