Juneteenth - Federal Holiday in New Jersey

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the day has been commemorated for over 160 years to recognize and celebrate the day enslaved African Americans learned of their emancipation, making it official.

On June 19, 2022, President Joe Biden made Juneteenth a federal holiday by executive order. Efforts had been building since at least 1994 to make Juneteenth a national holiday, according to the Congressional Research Service. 

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Raritan, NJ
United States

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