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Juneteenth 2024 Countdown

Juneteenth 2024 will be celebrated on : 19 June 2024

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Juneteenth, officially Juneteenth National Independence Day, is a U.S. federal holiday marking the end of slavery, celebrated on June 19. Originating in Galveston in 1865 post-Civil War, it’s observed nationwide, emphasizing African-American culture. Traditions include readings of the Emancipation Proclamation, singing traditional songs, and honoring African-American writers like Ralph Ellison and Maya Angelou. Celebrations feature rodeos, street fairs, cookouts, family reunions, and historical reenactments.The day was recognized as a federal holiday in 2021, when President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law