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Juneteenth celebration held at Edison Mall

This Saturday marks the first Juneteenth that’s being recognized as a federal holiday after President Joe Biden signed it into law on Thursday. Juneteenth is named for June 19, 1865, the date that enslaved Black people in Galveston, Texas, found out they’d been freed. That date was two years after the Emancipation Proclamation had been […]