'One of the great thinks about this holiday is that it's tailor made for history because people have to know what happened, when it happened, why did it happen that way,' historian Annette Gordon-Reed says on Juneteenth becoming a federal holiday.
Juneteenth became a federal holiday today. Meanwhile, prominent Republican leaders ironically seek to demonize Critical Race Theory. Harvard professor and historian Annette Gordon-Reed joins us on how celebrating the historic end of slavery as a nation is an opportunity for Americans to learn about our past.
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D.L. Hughley Says Passing Juneteenth Holiday Doesn't Level Playing FieldD.L. Hughley says passing Juneteenth as a federal holiday doesn't level the playing field. Yup...when you think of African-Americans...think BBQ and holidays. What more do they want? Juneteenth baby...Malcom X fought against it and Martin begged for it. This is DONKEY backwards!! go on vacation Never happy
Column: Why many Americans refuse to talk honestly about JuneteenthThe political attack on critical race theory is all about avoiding the truth of American history and events like Juneteenth. opinion wow opinion I think all should watch the movie, Cargo 200 and then shut up...Appreciate your life now and do something useful and productive instead of bitchin about the past. Thank your lucky stars you weren't born in a communist country. opinion Because Americans love to be ignorant because well….. ignorance is bliss. If they can walk around and pretend to not know, the easier it is to swallow being an American and rejecting reality.
As House approves Juneteenth holiday bill, GOP rep compares it to 'Critical Race Theory''This is an effort by the Left to create a day out of whole cloth to celebrate identity politics as part of its larger efforts to make Critical Race Theory the reigning ideology of our country,' Rep. Matt Rosendale (R-Mont.) said Wednesday. Based The bigotry that is currently part if the GOP shows a new level of inhumanity. A Nazi said what
House sends Juneteenth bill to Biden’s deskThe House voted 415-14 Wednesday to make Juneteenth, or June 19th, the 12th federal holiday.
'Grandmother of Juneteenth' celebrates federal holiday -- but there is more work to do. Here's how you can helpBefore Juneteenth became an official federal holiday, 94-year-old Opal Lee was on a mission. 'I'm not just going to sit and rock, you know?' the determined 'Grandmother of Juneteenth' said. 'The Lord is going to have to catch me.' Trump and racism.. This is CNN she looks great for 94 wow Freedom of Texas slavery was June 19, 1865, it’s a Texas State holiday, slavery was still legal and practiced in Delaware and Kentucky until December 6, 1865. Indian Territories that had sided with the Confederacy, namely the Choctaw, were the last to release the slaves, in 1866
Federal Workers Will Get Friday Off To Observe JuneteenthPresident Joe Biden will be signing the law Thursday to officially make Juneteenth a federal holiday. VP HARRIS beaming... 😄 It's wonderful that the working class will have a day to remember just how they got here What a bunch of crap