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Kai Lawson poses for a photo for the Juneteenth celebration at the Leimert Park Rising event in Los Angeles, Calif. on Saturday, June 19, 2021.

Photo Essay: Juneteenth celebrations in Los Angeles

On June 17, President Joe Biden signed into law that Juneteenth will be a federal holiday. Juneteenth celebrates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. Many Juneteenth celebrations were held throughout...

Protesters marched down Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to celebrate Juneteenth in Crenshaw, Calif., on June 19, 2020.

As Juneteenth becomes a federal holiday, weekend celebrations are planned across the region

Mercedes Cannon, Reporter June 18, 2021

A year after the historical summer that followed the death of George Floyd and the unprecedented events that fueled various social justice initiatives, the arrival of this year’s Juneteenth ushers in...

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