House passes bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday

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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Tex.) on June 16 announced the House of Representatives had passed a bill to make Juneteenth, a day commemorating the end of slavery in Texas, a federal holiday. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK

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