- June 19, celebrated by African Americans as the anniversary of the emancipation of slaves in Texas on June 19, 1865.
Origin of Juneteenth
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I 'member after freedom, missy have de big celebration on Juneteenth every year.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves.
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