Juneteenth (short for “June 19th”) marks
of the state and ensure that all enslaved
people be freed. The troops’ arrival came
a full two and a half years after the signing
of the Emancipation Proclamation.
Juneteenth honors the end to slavery in the United States and is considered the longest-running African American holiday.
Our booklist featuring 19 titles in celebration Juneteenth!
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