At the point when Juneteenth turned into a government occasion last year

South Carolina coordinator Jamal Bradley was invigorated

It to at long last gain the appreciation it merits. In any case

He learned state pioneers chose not to stick to this same pattern in noticing the occasion.

"It simply tells me there's actually work passed on to do in South Carolina," 

 A request for Juneteenth to turn into a state occasion.

Otherwise called "Liberation Day" or "Opportunity Day," Juneteenth honors June 19, 1865

When government troops showed up in Galveston,

Texas and gave word to oppressed African Americans that they were free

Over two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was agreed upon.

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