Rally held in Washington D.C. to mark Juneteenth
Start: 19 Jun 2020 18:12 GMT
End: 19 Jun 2020 19:18 GMT
WASHINGTON D.C. – A crowd of demonstrators have gathered at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington D.C. to mark "Juneteenth". June 19 commemorates the U.S. abolition of slavery by President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, which was belatedly announced in the state of Texas on June 19, 1865, after the end of the Civil War.
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