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Biden signs bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday

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 2021-06-18

Cover picture for the articleWashington — President Biden on Thursday signed into law a measure that makes June 19, or Juneteenth, a federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Vice President Harris, too, marked the White House event with remarks and introduced Mr. Biden. The bill, the Juneteenth Independence Day...

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