Juneteenth

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, and Cel-Liberation Day, is an American holiday celebrated on June 19. On June 19, 1865, the Emancipation Proclamation— which had been... Wikipedia

  • Also called:  Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Cel-Liberation Day, Emancipation Day
  • Observed by:  Residents of the United States, especially African Americans, Mascogos
  • Type:  Ethnic, historical
  • Significance:  Emancipation of the last remaining enslaved African Americans in the Confederacy
  • Observances:  Exploration and celebration of African-American history and heritage
  • Date:  June 19
  • date:  June 19
  • Frequency:  Annual
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