Juneteenth is now on its way to becoming a federal holiday and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee joined the show to talk not only about the importance of the holiday but its history. Originally only celebrated in Texas, the holiday is celebrated to honor the date marking the end of slavery in the United States. President Joe Biden is set to sign the bill this Thursday (June 17) to make it a federal holiday. Congresswoman shares the process and why African-Americans deserve this holiday and listeners share how they celebrate the holiday.
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