Celebrate Juneteenth with these food traditions and recipes – The Virginian-Pilot

Celebrate Juneteenth with these food traditions and recipes – The Virginian-Pilot

Juneteenth — or June 19 — is a federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to tell the enslaved that the Emancipation Proclamation had been signed two years prior and that they were free. They first celebrated freedom with church …

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