NJ Spotlight News

Loud calls for reparations at Juneteenth rally

Clip: 06/17/2022 | 2m 59s | Video has closed captioning.

On Friday, New Jersey celebrates Juneteenth to mark June 19, 1865, when enslaved Black people in Galveston, Texas finally learned about their emancipation. Juneteenth was first recognized as a federal and New Jersey state holiday last year. At a Juneteenth rally in Newark, speakers called for reparations for people whose ancestors were enslaved.

Aired: 06/17/22

Rating: NR

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