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Band performing in Texas for Emancipation Day, 1900
Ana Campos, June 18, 2022

Los Estados Unidos tiene una historia obscura sobre la esclavitud de los afroamericanos. Entre esta historia se encuentra Juneteenth, el cual se celebrará el 19 de junio para conmemorar el fin de la esclavitud en los Estados Unidos.


Band performing in Texas for Emancipation Day, 1900
Ana Campos, June 18, 2022

The United States has a dark history of slavery. Unfortunately, this is something that is not talked about much. This includes the history of Juneteenth which is celebrated on June 19 to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States.


Freedman’s Bank
Julie Huffman, June 17, 2020

The notion of having one’s own savings account is commonplace to us modern folk. But for former slaves—many of whom had never even seen money—it was an alien concept. And, in a country that runs on capitalism, getting the hang of money management was (and is) essential to survival.


Juneteenth
Eileen Ybarra, June 19, 2017

“The people from Texas took Juneteenth Day to Los Angeles, Oakland, Seattle, and other places they went.”—Isabel Wilkerson, The Warmth of Other Suns


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