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Washington [US], June 18 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Thursday (local time) signed legislation establishing June 19 as Juneteenth National Independence Day -- a US federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States and said it will go down as "one of the greatest honor
California [US], June 16 (ANI): US Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed bill to make Juneteenth, which recognises or mark the emancipation of formerly enslaved African Americans, a federal holiday.
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Washington D.C. [USA], June 20 (ANI): American singer-songwriter Beyonce surprise-dropped a new song, 'Black Parade,' at the tail end of the Juneteenth holiday.
New Delhi [India], June 20 (ANI): Multimedia messaging app Snapchat has apologised for a controversial Juneteenth themed filter that allowed users to "smile and break the chains."
New York [USA], June 20 (ANI): Thousands of New York residents gathered in lower Manhattan on Juneteenth to march to end police violence and systemic racism in the United States, Sputnik reported.
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], June 19 (ANI): 'Black-ish' sitcom creator Kenya Barris and Grammy-winning artist Pharrel Williams are in talks with Netflix to develop a feature-length musical about Juneteenth- the commemoration of the end of slavery in the US.
Washington DC [USA], June 13 (ANI): US President Donald Trump has postponed his campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which was earlier scheduled for June 19 (Juneteenth), a holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the US. It will now be held on June 20.