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As America marks second Juneteenth holiday, Baltimore puts its own spin on the celebration

June 20, 2023

Juneteenth may be one day on the calendar, but the Baltimore area marked the occasion all weekend, with some even starting one week early. For the second year, events in Maryland celebrated the day full emancipation reached some of the last enslaved Black people in Texas in 1865. The occasion rose in prominence after President Joe Biden declared June 19 a federal holiday in 2021.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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