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Celebrating Juneteenth

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The George Washington Carver National Monument celebrated freedom Sunday during their Juneteenth event. The park has been hosting a presentation on Juneteenth, which happens every June 17th, each year for six years now.

The purpose of the event is to educate the public on the day that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. This year's program featured a list of national parks service sites that provide a variety of African American themes.

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