Families Learn the History of Juneteenth Through Holiday Celebrations

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Juneteenth is the annual commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States.

While it’s been recognized by African Americans since the late 1800s, it hadn’t been recognized by the federal government until 2021 when it became the newest federal holiday.

The festivities have already caught on quick in Brooklyn.