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DE&I Committee: Juneteenth now a federal holiday

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June 19 or “Freedom Day” was not just another day in June. It’s a recognition of progress. Progress from when word of emancipation from Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger delivered a message that reached the enslaved people of Galveston, Texas on June 19,1865. Read more about it here: 
Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States. President Joe Biden signed the bill on June 17, 2021, making Juneteenth the eleventh American federal holiday and the first to obtain legal observance as a federal holiday since Martin Luther King Jr. Day was designated in 1983.
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