Happy Juneteenth!

I took some time this morning to pull newspaper articles from across the country that note Emancipation Day celebrations. 

You may have heard me mention that commemoration of this day took place on different days in different places. Some folks opted for August 1 as that coincided with the day that those who were emancipated in the British West Indies celebrated. Others celebrated on January 1 as that was the day the Emancipation Proclamation became law. 

How are you celebrating this first, federally recognized Juneteenth?

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