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Commentary: Juneteenth and a History of Oppression
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Commentary: Juneteenth and a History of Oppression

Commentary: Juneteenth and a History of Oppression

Commentary: Juneteenth and a History of Oppression
Only Available in Archive Formats.

This past weekend, people around the country celebrated the burgeoning Juneteenth holiday. Juneteenth is a now an official holiday in Texas and a cause for celebration and reflection on history in other states. Commentator Meri Danquah puts a premium on remembering that kind of history.

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