Designed by: Jacqueline Helm
African-American Cultural & Genealogical Society Of Illinois, Inc. Museum
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What is Juneteenth:
Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration
of the ending of slavery in the United States.
The Emancipation Proclamation was January 1, 1863.
The news of Emancipation reached the slaves on June 19, 1865, known as