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Biden signs into law bill establishing Juneteenth as federal holiday

NBC News
 2021-06-17

Cover picture for the articleWASHINGTON — President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law Thursday, officially making June 19 a federal holiday and giving national recognition to a day commemorating emancipation. "Juneteenth marks both a long, hard night of slavery and subjugation and the promise of a brighter morning to...

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