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The One Thing You Need to Do This Juneteenth

Today is the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth. Celebratory barbecues and parades on deck! Besides all that, though, there’s really only one thing you absolutely must do today: Promise to #staywoke every day from here on out. Just two nights ago, nine Black people were murdered while attending a prayer service in their Charleston, South Carolina […]

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Black History

Juneteenth: The Other Independence Day

Imagine this: It’s June 19, 1865. You are a slave in Galveston, Texas, and have spent your entire life in bondage, in which you’ve endured numerous cruelties. Suddenly, all that changes when General Granger of the Union Army arrives in town with news: Slavery has been abolished and all slaves are officially and legally free. […]

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