Marchers during the 2018 Juneteenth parade in Downtown Pittsburgh. Courtesy of the Western Pennsylvania Juneteenth Celebration Facebook page Updated 8:40 a.m. Today — June 19 — is Juneteenth, aka Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day. It’s a holiday commemorating the abolition of slavery in the United States, and while it isn’t technically a national holiday, … Continue reading Juneteenth becomes a state holiday in Pennsylvania today. Here’s how to celebrate in Pittsburgh.
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