On This Day

| June 19, 2020 | Leave a Comment

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Media Type: Article - Recent

Date of Publication: June 19

Year of Publication: 2020

Publication City: New York

Author(s): Max Fisher, Amanda Taub

Newspaper: The New York Times - The Interpreter

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Happy Juneteenth!

The Times, like a growing number of American companies, observes Juneteenth — the anniversary of the day that the Union Army proclaimed that all slaves in Texas were free, the last state in which such an announcement was made — as a holiday, so this week’s newsletter is a short one.

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