BREAKING: Senate passes bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday

The Senate has passed a bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday.

Juneteenth celebrates the emancipation of formerly enslaved African Americans.

Schumer tweeted “I just put a bill on the floor of the Senate from @SenMarkey
and @SenTinaSmith to make #Juneteenth a federal holiday. It passed the Senate!Next up: It should pass the House. Then to President Biden’s desk for signature.”

 

 

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