“What Is Juneteenth? 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know About Our Independence Day”

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A bit of history for you in this post, it talks about Juneteenth that is a celebration of President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation that ended slavery in the United States.  Juneteenth is not a federal holiday, but it is recognized by 43 states including Pennsylvania.

here is a link to another resource on Juneteenth

Photograph of a reproduction of the Emancipati...

Photograph of a reproduction of the Emancipation Proclamation (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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