The 19th of June has long been celebrated in African American communities to commemorate the end of slavery. Earlier this month President Biden declared Juneteenth a federal holiday.
This program includes a moderated youth discussion from the Alaska Black Caucus that was recorded via video conference on June 20th. We’ll close out the hour with an episode of Counter Stories from Minnesota Public Radio called “A Reckoning for Juneteenth.”
BROADCAST: Sunday, June 27, 2021
RECORDED: Sunday, June 20, 2021 via video conference
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