“Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers brought the news of freedom to enslaved Black people in Galveston, Texas — two months after the Confederacy had surrendered.” We have a 12th federal holiday and the first since 1983. Biden to sign bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday.

+ Most Americans Know Little or Nothing About Juneteenth, Poll Finds. (You can say that about a lot of things.)