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Juneteenth events around the Bay Area offer ways to celebrate Black culture and history

San Francisco Mayor London Breed kicked off the Juneteenth holiday season this past Friday with an announcement and flag-raising ceremony at City Hall. Juneteenth is the federal holiday that commemorates when enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas, were notified of their freedom in 1865. Biden made June 19 a federal holiday in 2021, but as […]