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Category: Juneteenth

A man playing a guitar and singing to a close crowd of a dozen or so men and women


Posted by: Stephanie Hall

This weekend there will be barbecues, pies, home-made strawberry soda, and other treats that have become common features of Juneteenth, a celebration of the end of slavery in the United States that has its roots in the joyful celebrations of newly-freed slaves in Texas at the end of the Civil War. It is thought to …