New Juneteenth holiday gains acceptance – slowly – in Arizona, elsewhere

The scene was all smiles in June 2021 as President Joe Biden, flanked by lawmakers and advocates, signed a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday. A year later, the day is slowly gaining in popularity, but is not widely observed. (Chandler West/The White House)

The scene was all smiles in June 2021 as President Joe Biden, flanked by lawmakers and advocates, signed a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday. A year later, the day is slowly gaining in popularity, but is not widely observed. (Chandler West/The White House)

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