[ joon-teenth ]
/ ˈdʒunˈtinθ /
June 19, celebrated by African Americans as the anniversary of the emancipation of slaves in Texas on June 19, 1865.
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Example sentences from the Web for juneteenth
Juneteenth by Ralph Ellison After completing The Invisible Man, Ellison never finished another novel.
If 2004 was Antietam, 2008—for liberals, at least—was Juneteenth.
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.|Work Projects Administration