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Houston leaders find hope and healing in Juneteenth celebration

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Our first new federal holiday in 38 years could bring reconciliation and equality to more than just the Black communities, leaders say.
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Illinois city goes forward with Juneteenth and LGBTQ parades, festivities after canceling in-person July 4 events over Covid-19

Illinois city goes forward with Juneteenth and LGBTQ parades, festivities after canceling in-person July 4 events over Covid-19

1 hour ago   |   RT

Community leaders in the Democrat bastion of Evanston, Illinois, have apparently decided that Covid-19 is a greater public-health risk on Independence Day than during...
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Some people boo U.S. Sen. Johnson at Juneteenth celebration

Some people boo U.S. Sen. Johnson at Juneteenth celebration

2 hours ago   |   WISN   |   2 articles

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson was the last senator to oppose making Juneteenth a federal holiday. He says he was opposed to the financial impact of a new holiday on the economy.
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Boston holds multiple Juneteenth celebrations, remembrances

Boston holds multiple Juneteenth celebrations, remembrances

2 hours ago   |   WCVB

Now that Juneteenth is officially a federal holiday, some are discovering one of Boston's biggest and oldest celebrations for the first time.
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Juneteenth celebrations in Nashua, Manchester showcase Black culture

Juneteenth celebrations in Nashua, Manchester showcase Black culture

2 hours ago   |   WMUR

These celebrations mark the new federal holiday.
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Ron Johnson, Who Fought Juneteenth as Holiday, Booed at Celebration of It in Milwaukee

2 hours ago   |   Newsweek   |   2 articles

On Saturday the GOP senator was heckled by a crowd celebrating the creation of the new federal holiday.
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Kim Janey, Ayanna Pressley celebrate ‘Black joy' on Juneteenth

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Between dances, poems, cheers and music, Boston Acting Mayor Kim Janey and U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley delivered messages of perseverance, hope and joy at a Saturday afternoon...
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Juneteenth celebrated across the country with parades, festivals, yoga

Juneteenth celebrated across the country with parades, festivals, yoga

4 hours ago   |   New York Post

Days after it was recognized as a federal holiday, Juneteenth celebrations kicked off around the country with parades and marches being a big part of the day in New York.
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Juneteenth speakers celebrate, remind listeners of work left undone

4 hours ago   |   Times Union

Saturday's Juneteenth celebration was the 17th in Albany, fourth in Albany's South End and first when Juneteenth, observing the day in 1865 when the last enslaved Black...
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Juneteenth, recalling end of slavery, is marked across US

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

Parades, picnics and lessons in history marked Juneteenth celebrations Saturday in the U.S., a day that carried even more significance after Congress and President Joe Biden...
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Kevin Durant could still surpass LeBron, Jordan as NBA's GOAT

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Dallas Keuchel won a World Series with the Houston Astros in 2017. The...

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Man pulls gun on worker at Starbucks drive-thru over cream cheese

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Buckingham Palace inquiry results of Meghan Markle's ‘bullying' could be...

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“How's that for 40, b*tch?” That's the question Matt Brown barked into the camera moments after his one-punch knockout of Dhiego Lima at UFC on ESPN 25 on Saturday. The... Read more ...

Newton North girls relay team anchors Tigers to sectional crown

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