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Despite push, states slow to make Juneteenth a paid holiday

By KIMBERLEE KRUESI and CHEYANNE MUMPHREY Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Recognition of Juneteenth, the effective end of slavery…

Senate passes bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday

By: Sam Cohen The Senate on Tuesday has unanimously passed legislation establishing Juneteenth, June 19, as a federal holiday. The passage…