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Juneteenth: What is a holiday compared to a life?

n Thursday, June 17, President Joe Biden signed a bill that officially recognizes Juneteenth as a federal holiday. Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker followed suit, and Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the City would recognize the holiday next year. While this seems like an attempt to empower and show respect to Black Americans, it’s come off as […]