Juneteenth is a reminder of not only how far this country has come, but how much further it has to go

Juneteenth honors the day the last slaves in America were freed. It happened in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865. But it wasn't until 2021 that Juneteenth became a federal holiday. As we get ready to celebrate Juneteenth as a nation for the second time, in a new Daily J, WWJ's Zach Clark explains the purpose behind the day.
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By , WWJ Newsradio 950

(WWJ) - Juneteenth honors the day the last slaves in America were freed. It happened in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865.

But it wasn't until 2021 that Juneteenth became a federal holiday. As we celebrate Juneteenth as a nation for the second time, WWJ's Zach Clark explains the purpose behind the day in a new Daily J.

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