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Over on our Facebook and Instagram pages we have been learning more about the language and ideas behind modern day social justice issues. Thanks to a new measure taken by the U.S. House of Representatives, a heightened awareness of the upcoming Juneteenth holiday is happening on social media and in the national news. Do you know what Juneteenth is and why it is important to celebrate as a nation?

Check out this video from the History Channel on Youtube, to get a short primer in the history of Juneteenth and why we still celebrate it today.