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Juneteenth: A Day of Joy and Pain – and Now National Action

In just about any other year, Juneteenth, the holiday celebrating the day in 1865 that all enslaved black people learned they had been freed from bondage, would be marked by African American families across the nation with a cookout, a parade, a community fest...
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AP-NORC Poll: Majority of Americans Support Police Protests

NEW YORK — Ahead of the Juneteenth holiday weekend’s demonstrations against systemic racism and police brutality, a majority of Americans say they approve of recent protests around the country. Many think they'll bring positive change. And despite the headl...