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Boston gears up for Juneteenth celebrations

Posted on AllSides June 17th, 2024
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Boston hoisted the Juneteenth flag over City Hall Plaza on Monday, heralding a week of celebrations and commemoration of the day in 1865 when the news of emancipation finally stretched all the way across the country. “True freedom is expansive and affirmative, and as the cradle of liberty, Boston doesn’t just recognize that freedom, we are determined to maintain it,” said Mayor Michelle Wu. “The flag we are about to raise is as American as the one with 13 stripes and 50 stars. It is red, white and blue, and...

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