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Juneteenth: BBC Takes Look Into The Tulsa Race Massacre

In 1921, groups of white people attacked groups of black people in what is now known as the Tulsa Race Massacre. There are claims that attempts have been made to cover up how and why it happened ever since. Today, people in the US celebrate the official end of slavery in the country with a holiday called Juneteenth

First Lady Melania Trump Reads “All Different Now” By Angela Johnson In Commemoration Of The End Of Slavery And Recognition Of Racism In America

Melania Trump: Today we celebrate #Juneteenth
, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the U.S. In honor of today, I would like to share the story “All Different Now” by Angela Johnson, which sheds a light on the first Juneteenth through the eyes of a young girl.

“I Did Something Good: I Made Juneteenth Very Famous” — President Donald Trump

Donald Trump took credit for popularizing Juneteenth, a day commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, citing the backlash over his plans to hold a campaign rally on the holiday amid a national reckoning over racism and police brutality.⁣

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