Juneteenth

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U.S. Black Chambers Celebrates Juneteenth's 150th With Launch of byblack

The national advocacy group's president explains why it's chosen to honor the landmark holiday by rolling out a new platform for finding and supporting black entrepreneurs.

Millions Observe Juneteenth, a Holiday Celebrating the End of Slavery in the U.S.

The holiday traditionally celebrated by African Americans to mark the end of slavery has rocketed into the national spotlight.

GM to Observe a Production Pause, 8:46 of Silence on Juneteenth

The specific length of time - 8:46 - refers to the duration that ex-Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin held his knee to George Floyd's neck while Floyd was handcuffed and prone on the ground, ultimately killing Floyd.