Juneteenth in 2022 is on the Sunday, 19th of June (19/06/2022).
Juneteenth is the short form which is used for 'June Nineteenth'. Juneteenth is observed on June 19 every year. Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States after President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth Day Act into law on June 17, 2021. Juneteenth is also called as Jubilee Day, Emancipation Day, Freedom Day or Black Independence Day.
Juneteenth is celebrated in order to commemorate the liberation or the end of slavery of African-American slaves in the United States at the end of the Civil War. It is also observed for celebrating African-American culture.
On January 1st 1863, President Abraham Lincoln had issued the Emancipation Proclamation outlawing slavery in the original confederate states. On June 19th, 1865, Union Army general Gordon Granger enforced the freedom of enslaved people in Texas which was the last held out state in the confederacy.
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