Open Thread | Juneteenth Is Now A National Holiday

I didn’t learn about Juneteenth in school. It was an Elder in the church, who grew up in Texas, that taught me about Juneteenth as a child.

You will not disrespect nor denigrate the work of activists of many years.

You will not diminish this by bringing all the other issues that need to be fixed.

You will not dampen the joy of this victory.

Happy Juneteenth!


 

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3 Responses to Open Thread | Juneteenth Is Now A National Holiday

  1. vitaminlover says:

    Hi there, rikyrah! Happy Juneteenth!

  2. rikyrah says:

    Omar Moore (@thepopcornreel) tweeted at 6:10 PM on Wed, Jun 16, 2021:
    “Where were these patriots when the Capitol was being violated? Where were these patriots when the noose was hung in plain view..If you cannot demonstrate your patriotism when your Capitol is invaded..then I question your patriotism.”-Rep Maxine Waters, backing Juneteenth holiday https://t.co/zkwVVgCNmO
    (https://twitter.com/thepopcornreel/status/1405301698898251776?s=03)

  3. rikyrah says:

    Good Morning, Everyone😊😊😊

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