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‘Sad and Joyful’: N.Y.C. Marks Juneteenth After a Month of Protest

Jun 19, 2020 - The New York Times

Recent protests have stirred a reckoning on racism and on Friday, thousands, many for the first time, will participate in events recognizing the holiday.

Recent protests have stirred a reckoning on racism and on Friday, thousands, many for the first time, will participate in events recognizing the holiday.

Thousands of people are expected to flood New York City’s parks, plazas and streets on Friday morning in celebration of Juneteenth, an annual holiday that until recent protests w...