What Is #Juneteenth? See What Everyone Is Celebrating On Twitter!

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Juneteenth is a VVV important holiday we should all be commemorating.

Why?? Well, in case you were unaware, the June 19 holiday is to celebrate the official end of slavery in the United States! (It is also commonly known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day.)

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Understandably, numerous prominent African-American leaders have since taken to Twitter to pay tribute to this significant holiday.

Be sure to take a look at their comments (below):

Sadly, not everyone is aware of the importance of this day. As one Twitter user perfectly put it:

So it makes sense that countless people are still baffled by the #Juneteenth celebration going down online. Don’t believe us??

Ch-ch-check out the confused AF commentators (below).

Hopefully, these folks have done a bit of googling and are now aware that today is a pretty important day to acknowledge. Just sayin’!

Did YOU know about #Juneteenth??

Jun 19, 2017 2:50pm PDT

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