BY SOUMYA NAIR

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT JUNETEENTH

Commemorating the liberation of the enslaved African Americans...

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JUNETEENTH IS A FEDERAL HOLIDAY IN THE UNITED STATES

Since 1866, African American culture is celebrated annually ...

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ON JUNE 19TH 

how is it celebrated

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Family reunions, cookouts, picnics, street fairs, historical enactments, and Miss Juneteenth contests.

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It is also called America's second independence day and...

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It is longest-running African-American holiday.

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In 2021, the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act was turned into a law by the US President Biden. 

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