Juneteenth Is Now a National Holiday

Juneteenth is a US federal holiday  commemorating the liberation of enslaved African Americans.

June 19 is the anniversary of the promulgation of the general order number. 3

On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger declared freedom to the enslaved people of Texas.

Holidays begin in Galveston and have since been celebrated

the United States on June 19th each year, often  celebrating African-American culture.

Joe Biden enacted the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act.