The Truth About Juneteenth June 19th is traditionally embraced as the day in 1865 when slaves in Texas learned they'd been freed. But historian Hari Jones says many are misinformed about the true significance of the holiday. On a recent visit to the museum, the program helps listeners get it right.
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The Truth About Juneteenth

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The Truth About Juneteenth

The Truth About Juneteenth

The Truth About Juneteenth

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June 19th is traditionally embraced as the day in 1863 when slaves in Texas learned they'd been freed. But historian Hari Jones, Assistant Director of the African-American Civil War Museum in Washington, D.C., says many are misinformed about the true significance of the holiday.

On a recent visit to the museum, the program helps listeners get it right.