Juneteenth national holiday is now US law, marks end of slavery

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    The United States has created a new national holiday to mark the end of slavery in the nation.

    President Joe Biden has signed a bill into law, to commemorate what has become known as Juneteenth.

    Al Jazeera’s Alan Fisher has more from Washington, DC.

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