See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

Boston gears up for Juneteenth celebrations

Posted on AllSides June 17th, 2024
From The Right

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...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

AllSides Picks

More News about General News from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right