NJ Spotlight News

Why some people are unaware of Juneteenth's significance

Clip: 06/18/2021 | 3m 26s | Video has closed captioning.

Friday is the first official celebration of Juneteenth as both a state and federal holiday in New Jersey. Juneteenth has been celebrated in parts of the U.S. for roughly 100 years, but in the Northeast many say they never learned about its significance.

Aired: 06/18/21

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

NJ Spotlight News is a local public television program presented by THIRTEEN.