PBS NewsHour

Juneteenth's evolution into a national holiday

Clip: 06/19/2022 | 6m 4s | Video has closed captioning.

Monday will be the second time Juneteenth is a federal holiday. The day honors the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans, but some people are still figuring out how to best mark the holiday. John Yang spoke with two organizers about Juneteenth’s meaning.

Aired: 06/19/22

Rating: NR

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