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Juneteenth is short for June 19th, the anniversary of the end of slavery. These links take you to the history, celebrations, and importance of this historic holiday.


The Importance of Juneteenth
Why is this holiday so important? It celebrates the fact that people can live together under a common cause: freedom.

Juneteenth Worldwide Celebration
This great site has everything you would want in a website honoring a holiday: the history, the celebrations, a find-your-local-celebration locator map, links to other similar sites, and much more!

What is Juneteenth?
Traces the history of freedom celebration and emphasizes the need to remember in looking forward

10 Facts: Juneteenth
Delve into the details to more fully explore the importance of Juneteenth.

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