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‘Juneteenth’ celebration encourages education in North Las Vegas

Posted on AllSides June 19th, 2024
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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – Thousands celebrated Juneteenth in North Las Vegas Wednesday, three years after it was designated a federal holiday. It was a celebration steeped in culture at Craig Ranch Park for the F.A.I.T.H. Freedom Juneteenth Festival. “I appreciate them putting this on,” attendee Dorothy Wesley told 8 News Now. It was the second event of its kind, as organizers said they started putting it together after June 19 was designated a federal holiday in 2021. “A lot of people didn’t understand what Juneteenth meant,” event organizer and general...

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