Juneteenth has spread recently, but was celebrated within living memory of the Civil War. This band performed in 1905. 

June 19 is Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day, celebrating the liberation of black people in the U.S.
Learn more about the history of slavery and about the history of Juneteenth celebrations.

Juneteenth | History of Slavery in America | The Emancipation Proclamation


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