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Do you know what today is?

Juneteenth!
We always try and celebrate it in some way, maybe next year you will too?
http://www.juneteenth.com/

 
jewjewbee

Asked by jewjewbee at 7:23 PM on Jun. 19, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • It is the day the slaves in texas found out the civil war was over and the slaves were now considered free men and women.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:50 PM on Jun. 19, 2010

  • i know its juneteenth... but i dont understand what it is...
    I think it is a mainly black holiday? not trying to be racist at all!!!! I just know that on juneteenth weekend galveston is 99% blacks on the beach & as a white person you dont feel very welcomed so we try to stay away ... (NO Im not being racist! So pls dont say I am!)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:45 PM on Jun. 19, 2010

  • Anon above here:
    Just looked at the site.. Thats what i thought it was! :) And its funny it says Galveston on it! HAHA since i mentioned it in my post..
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:46 PM on Jun. 19, 2010

  • It is just that, it's also a day for one to seek higher education and further oneself. Take the day with your family to go out and learn something new to you.
    jewjewbee

    Answer by jewjewbee at 9:15 PM on Jun. 19, 2010

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