Updated 12:45 PM ET, Sun June 19, 2022
People across the United States gather for parades, parties and performances to celebrate Juneteenth holiday weekend.
Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, when Union Major General Gordon Granger announced the end of slavery in Galveston, Texas, in accordance with President Abraham Lincoln’s 1863 Emancipation Proclamation.
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