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What Is Juneteenth?

  • What Is Juneteenth?

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What Is Juneteenth?

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President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation


On January 1, 1863 President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation which declared that all persons held as slaves within the rebellious states shall be free.





General Order No. 3

On June 19, 1865 U.S. Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger issued General Order No. 3, which informed the people of Texas that all enslaved people were now free.

Biden signs bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday

In June 2021, Congress passed a resolution establishing Juneteenth as a national holiday; President Biden signed it into law on June 17, 2021. 

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  • THE NATIONAL JUNETEENTH OBSERVANCE FOUNDATION OF ALABAMA EVENT GALLERY

  • These are pictures from our most recent events!
  • Appreciation Awards July 5th, 2021

  • The Harbert Center

THE NATIONAL JUNETEENTH OBSERVANCE FOUNDATION OF ALABAMA EVENT GALLERY

These are pictures from our most recent events!

Appreciation Awards July 5th, 2021

The Harbert Center

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