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What Is Juneteenth: An Online Learning Experience

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Join Melaneyes Media this year for "What is Juneteenth: An Online Learning Experience." This virtual class session will cover the history of Emancipation Day as a holiday and how it has been celebrated throughout the years in America. When President Joe Biden signed legislation in 2021 making June 19 the latest federal holiday; it forever changed the status of a date primarily celebrated by African Americans in the past to now be recognized by all US citizens. Juneteenth (also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day) is the oldest known celebration honoring the end of slavery in the United States.

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