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Juneteenth Commemoration

June 19

Juneteenth

Juneteenth

On June 19, 1865, Army Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger landed in Galveston, Texas, and issued General Order Number 3, declaring, “all slaves are free” – enforcing The Emancipation Proclamation. On this Juneteenth commemoration, we honor all who fought for freedom and equality. #juneteenth #civilrights #america #emancipationproclamation

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