Daily Archives: June 19, 2020

A Comment on Juneteenth

By | June 19, 2020

[June 19, 2020]  June 19th is the oldest nationally recognized commemoration date of the ending of slavery in the United States.  The date comes after the U.S. Civil War, fought to end slavery, and where an estimated 620,000 people died.  Not only were these losses higher than all other American wars, but the impact of the war also… Read More »