What is Juneteenth? Why Juneteenth Day is celebrated? Know the real story behind Juneteenth Day in these slides.

Juneteenth Day is celebrated due to commemorate the end of slavery in the US after the Civil war.

This day is a symbol of Independency and it is being celebrated by African Americans since the late 1800s.

The Juneteenth is derived from June and Nineteenth, and it is also known as the Emancipation Day or Juneteenth Independence Day. 

Juneteenth Day is remembered as the anniversary of Union Army General "Gordon Granger" proclaiming the freedom of the US people on 19 June 1865.

American President Joe Bidden has signed the legislation making Juneteenth Day recognized as the 11th Federal Holiday.

“Juneteenth is a day to reflect on both bondage and freedom — a day of both pain and purpose, Said by President Biden on the occasion of Juneteenth 2022.

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