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Juneteenth Celebration at IU

Devan Donaldson dances in the Neal Marshall Black Culture Center at Indiana University during the Juneteenth celebration of freedom, Wednesday, June 19, 2019 in Bloomington, Ind. Juneteenth is a holiday celebrating the end of slavery in the United States. According to the website, www.juneteenth.com, on June 19th, 1865 Union Soliders led by Major General Gordon Granger announced in Galveston, Texas that the civil war had ended. Texas declared its secession from the United States in 1861, and joined the confederacy during the civil war. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

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