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Juneteenth: Exploring Freedom’s Stories

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What is the story of Juneteenth? Why do we celebrate this newly designated federal holiday, and how is it connected to one of the most cherished American ideals: freedom? This award-winning short documentary explores the history and meaning of Juneteenth with Ms. Opal Lee, the “Grandmother of Juneteenth,” and preeminent scholars, and illustrates how and why freedom and citizenship were intertwined.

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