Juneteenth Bklyn NY John Minchillo AP 2020

Juneteenth in Brooklyn, N.Y.The day celebrates the end of slavery in Texas in 1865, 2 1/2 years after President Lincoln proclaimed it in Washington. Some people did remain in slavery, sometimes for many years afterward, held by defiant slaveowners until they were forced to give up their unpaid labor. (John Minchillo/AP, 2020)

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