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What is Juneteenth? A brief explainer of America's 'second independence day'

What is Juneteenth? A brief explainer of America's 'second independence day'



2018-06-19T19:05:00+0000

Happy Juneteenth! It's a day of celebration, marking the end of slavery in the United States after the end of the Civil War.

Juneteenth, also called Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is a recognized American holiday that is not otherwise widely recognized. Despite being celebrated annually on June 19 across the country with events and parades, many Americans are still unaware tha



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