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  1. early and often
    Ramaswamy Attack on Juneteenth Shows Non-White Republicans Can Use Racism TooHis nasty shots at Juneteenth as a “useless” and “made-up” holiday put him very much in the racist MAGA tradition.
  2. early and often
    Juneteenth and America’s Racial-Justice BackslideIn the year since the federal holiday was established, we’ve seen this country’s capacity to once again betray its ideals in the defense of privilege.
  3. juneteenth
    America’s Hollow Embrace of JuneteenthHow a commemoration of Black liberation became a favorite holiday of corporations and lawmakers.
  4. extremism
    Andrew Clyde Challenges MTG for Title of Most Extremist Georgian in CongressThe North Georgia mountains are a proving ground for radical right-wing populists. Gun dealer Andrew Clyde is the latest example.
  5. new york city
    De Blasio Botches Juneteenth Promise to Municipal WorkersThe mayor did not deliver on a vow last year to give NYC employees and public-school students a holiday to commemorate the end of slavery.
  6. juneteenth
    Juneteenth Is Now a Federal Holiday“Great nations don’t ignore their most painful moments,” Biden said as he signed the bill establishing a holiday marking the end of slavery.
  7. 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.
  8. 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!”
  9. 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.
  10. the national interest
    Trump: ‘I Made Juneteenth Very Famous … Nobody Ever Heard of It’ Before MeAnd yet Juneteenth is so ungrateful to Trump.
  11. 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.”
  12. 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?
  13. 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.
  14. 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.