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Emancipation And Legacy Of Slavery In The U.S.

Commemorative plaque of Juneteenth in Galveston, Texas.
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Commemorative plaque of Juneteenth in Galveston, Texas.

This episode originally aired on June 15, 2021.

Juneteenth refers to June 19, 1865, when U.S. Army Gen. Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, and announced that slavery was over in the state.

Today, Juneteenth is celebrated across the U.S. and is now a national holiday.

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher: the history of emancipation and the ongoing conversation on the legacy of slavery in the U.S.


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