Four enduring myths about Juneteenth are not based on facts #Juneteenth2023
This helpful post from NPR, which was published last June, aims to detangle some of the mythology surrounding Juneteenth:
African Americans throughout the nation celebrate Juneteenth, but who knows what actually happened on June 19, 1865? As the nation observes the second federal legal holiday marking the emancipation of enslaved people in Texas, there are a number of misconceptions about the historical event that keep getting repeated.
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