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The History and Celebration of Juneteenth

Clip: 06/18/2020 | 4m 53s | Video has closed captioning.

June 19 — Juneteenth — commemorates the end of slavery in the United States in 1865, when enslaved people in Texas learned they were free. Arts correspondent Angel Idowu has more on the history of Juneteenth and its celebration.

Aired: 06/18/20

Rating: NR

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