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Juneteenth

  1. black lives matter
    Joyous Scenes From This Year’s Juneteeth CelebrationsSee images from Friday’s events throughout the country commemorating the end of slavery in America.
  2. campaign rallies
    Trump Threatens Protesters Ahead of Tulsa Rally“You will not be treated like you have been in New York, Seattle, or Minneapolis. It will be a much different scene!”
  3. what’s past is prologue
    What Will It Take to Make Juneteenth a National Holiday?The long struggle for Martin Luther King Jr. Day offers lessons that could ease the path to making Juneteenth a federal holiday.
  4. the national interest
    Trump: ‘I Made Juneteenth Very Famous … Nobody Ever Heard of It’ Before MeAnd yet Juneteenth is so ungrateful to Trump.
  5. george floyd protests
    Trump Reschedules His Juneteenth Rally in TulsaThe president said he was pushing the rally back a day to honor the requests of “many of my African-American friends and supporters.”
  6. racism
    Trump Angrily Overrules Talk of Changing Confederate Names on Army BasesIs Trump returning to the sympathy for neo-Confederates he showed during the Charlottesville violence?
  7. reparations
    One of the Biggest Arguments Against Reparations Is Based on a LieRepublicans at Wednesday’s reparations hearing perpetuated one of the great lies about racist inequality: that white people got ahead without help.
  8. It’s Juneteenth: Time to Renew a Commitment to True EqualityAt a time when many white Americans are in denial about the reality of race relations, Juneteenth offers a chance to remember and understand.