Happy Juneteenth!

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  1. gwartney

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    For those of you who don't know. June 19th is celebrated each year as the day that slaves in Texas were set free. The fact that it happened 2 1/2 years after the Emancipation Proclamation doesn't seem to bother anyone.

    Those sneaky Texas slave owners.
     
  2. Mark Mayonnaise

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    I never heard about Juneteenth once when I was growing up. It's only in the last fifteen years or so that it has gotten traction. Kinda like Kwanzaa.
     
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    I wouldn't wanna spend a night in Atlanta tonight if you paid me. :coffee:
     
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    I never heard of it until I moved to Texas. Kind of like Cinco De Mayo.