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Juneteenth celebrations in images around the US

For the first time in nearly 40 years, Juneteenth was officially made a national holiday. and just in time for Saturday’s 156th anniversary of the day that marks the last African American slaves being freed in Texas in the wake of the Civil War.

Juneteenth: Together We TriumphA celebration in observance of Juneteenth, including an interview with former President Obama who talks about race, resilience and healing the racial divide.Stream On Hulu

Here are some stunning images of Juneteenth celebrations across the U.S.:

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abcnews.go.com

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