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#juneteenth

# juneteenth - Friday 18 June, 2021

Biden signs bill to mark the end of slavery in US with a public holiday
# Juneteenth
# Juneteenth

Biden signs bill to mark the end of slavery in US with a public holiday

Jun 18th 2021, 9:15 AM 20,089 Views 48 Comments

It is the first new federal holiday since Martin Luther King Jr Day was created in 1983.

# juneteenth - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Protesters topple statue of Confederate general in Washington DC on Juneteenth
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# Juneteenth

Protesters topple statue of Confederate general in Washington DC on Juneteenth

Jun 20th 2020, 12:56 PM 30,479 Views 122 Comments

The statue, dedicated in 1901, was located in Judiciary Square about half a mile from the US Capitol.