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How Pittsburgh Area is Celebrating Juneteenth This Year

PHOTO: SHUTTERSTOCK Pittsburgh’s annual celebration of Juneteenth, like many other activities, will be different this year as a number of events have been rescheduled or will be online due to COVID-19. Juneteenth is a celebration in honor of the Emancipation Proclamation reaching Texas on June 19, 1865. This local celebration of freedom soon spread to other parts of the country … Continue reading How Pittsburgh Area is Celebrating Juneteenth This Year