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By Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

June nineteenth, 1865, started as one other scorching day in Texas. African American slaves labored in fields, in barns, and within the houses of the white those that owned them. Then a message arrived. Freedom! Slavery had ended! The Civil conflict had truly led to April. It took months for notice to arrive Texas. nonetheless the enjoyment of that tremendous day hasn't ever been forgotten. each year, humans everywhere in the usa come jointly on June nineteenth to have a good time the tip of slavery. take part the get together of Juneteenth, an afternoon to recollect and honor freedom for everyone.

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