Juneteenth – celebrates the official end of slavery in America, on 19 June 1865 – is a holiday for black Americans to celebrate.
Originally published by Arielle Gray on BBC ‘Independence Day: What does Fourth of July mean to black Americans‘.
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STAY COVID – 19 SAFE
Common question: How can I protect against the coronavirus disease?
- Avoid crowds of 10 or more people.
- Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
- Avoid touching the nose, eyes, mouth and face with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.