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What Is Juneteenth Flag?

Juneteenth is a celebration of the end of slavery in the United States. It falls on June 19, the day that the news of the abolition of slavery in Texas in 1865 reached the state. The word is a portmanteau of June and nineteenth. The name contrasts with the American Civil War's more well-known commemoration, which falls every January in remembrance of the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. The term Juneteenth has become a cultural icon in African-American communities, symbolizing...

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BLACK FLAG MATTER | JUNETEENTH FLAG

Juneteenth is the holiday that celebrates the freeing of African slaves across the United States. And before we dive into the Juneteenth flag, we need to learn a little more about that fateful day in June of 1865. Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1st, 1863. However the enforcement of the emancipation kind of relied on the Union troops advancing to each and every slave owning area. Texas was the most remote slave state, and even after the Civil War...

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