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It’s Almost Juneteenth 2022

Equal Opportunity Schools celebrates Juneteenth, a federal holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans and emphasizes education and achievement. #Juneteenth #Juneteenth2022

 

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History on Juneteenth

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States

Juneteenth is Now a Federal Holiday!

From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19 as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond. Today Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. It is a day, a week, and in some areas a month marked with celebrations, guest speakers, picnics, and family gatherings.

Join Equal Opportunity Schools and share how you’ll celebrate Juneteenth. Tweet us @EqualOppSchools.

Juneteenth Becomes a Federal Holiday

History on Juneteenth