June 19th — also known as Juneteenth — marks the day slavery ended in the Confederacy of Texas in 1865, more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. Here's what happened next.
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2. Video: Learn the History of Juneteenth in 2 Minutes With This Video
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4. Article: How companies and individuals can use Juneteenth to practice active allyship. Two Black female leaders whose careers have focused on helping build more diverse, equitable and inclusive organizations explain how to commemorate Juneteenth and encourage equality and inclusivity.
5. Article: Here’s a running list of all the companies observing Juneteenth this year
1 QUOTE: “This year’s Juneteenth should be a time of deep thought, reflection, and planning for the future!"
1 QUESTION: What structures still exist today that perpetuate racial injustice?
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