June 19 (Juneteenth)
- June 19, is a special day because it is the date the last slaves in America were freed.
- Texas and Oklahoma are the only states in the United States that celebrate June 19th.
- It's just like how we celebrate the Fourth of July. We celebrate it for the freed African-Americans!
- June 19 is celebrated annually, which means every year.
Why Is Juneteenth Such An Important Holiday?