New York City to Make Juneteenth a City, School Holiday Next Year: De Blasio

New York City plans to make Juneteenth an official city and school holiday next year, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

“Black history is American history. Proud to announce that beginning next year, Juneteenth will be an official city and school holiday,” he tweeted.

Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm

QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL:
Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake
Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake
Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake
Subscribe to our newsletter: https://bit.ly/2FJ0oQZ
Email us at quicktakenews@gmail.com

QuickTake by Bloomberg is a global news network delivering up-to-the-minute analysis on the biggest news, trends and ideas for a new generation of leaders.

In This Story: New York City

New York City (NYC) is located in the U.S. state of New York. The city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, the largest metropolitan area in the world with approximately 23 million people in its combined statistical area.

New York City has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world, hosting the headquarters of the United Nations, as well as the New York Stock Exchange.

2 Recent Items: New York City

  • Schumer Joins Rise Up Against Asian Hate Rally
  • Meisha Porter: Largest U.S. Public School System Gets First Black Female Chancellor
  • Leave a Comment