Men and women gather at a Texas Juneteenth Day Celebration in 1900.
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Men and women gather at a Texas Juneteenth Day Celebration in 1900.

June 19 is Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. However, many people have never heard of the holiday or even celebrate it. Historian and storyteller Lillian Grant Baptiste joined us from Savannah to give the history of Juneteenth and why people should celebrate the holiday.On Second Thought host Virginia Prescott speaks with Lillian Grant Baptiste.

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