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    Why I Celebrate Juneteenth

    Jun 19, 2013

    Asani Shakur

    I can understand why for the majority of Americans, Juneteenth goes unmentioned or barely recognized; even why eight states continue to refuse to recognize it as an official state holiday. But why does Juneteenth not receive the same level of support, the same public acknowledgement, as other ethnic and culture-specific holidays or observances?
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    Why I Celebrate Juneteenth

    Jun 19, 2013

    Asani Shakur

    I can understand why for the majority of Americans, Juneteenth goes unmentioned or barely recognized; even why eight states continue to refuse to recognize it as an official state holiday. But why does Juneteenth not receive the same level of support, the same public acknowledgement, as other ethnic and culture-specific holidays or observances?
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