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19 June 2021
An image of a Juneteenth celebration in 1900, Texas
Happy Juneteenth! If you’ve spent just a few moments on the internet over the past few days, you probably heard that it is now a recognized holiday in the US. Since its inception in 1886, generations of Black Americans have celebrated this day as the Black Independence Day.

atF's Lisa Musumba explores how someone who doesn’t have personal ties to the subject matter—by being Black American, or just American—is meant to celebrate this freshly minted US holiday? Should the Black diaspora even be involved in the first place?

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