Watch Pharrell’s Speech With Virginia Governor Proposing Juneteenth as State Holiday #Juneteenth #PaidDayOff #JustTheStart

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Its great to see more places recognize the value of Juneteenth. Pharrell gives a powerful speech. Companies, Cities and States will be taking note!

Via Pitchfork:

Pharrell Williams, who was born in Virginia Beach, gave a speech today alongside Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to announce legislature that would make Juneteenth (Friday, June 19)—the day that celebrates the end of American slavery in 1865—an official state holiday. The governor’s law, which is projected to pass the Democrat-controlled state legislature, would give all state employees a paid day off.

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