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Rockefeller Library Launches Project to Identify Photos From Trailblazing Black Photographer

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WILLIAMSBURG -- The John D. Rockefeller Library has launched a project to help document and honor Williamsburg’s Black community.  In celebration of Juneteenth, the Rockefeller...

Gov. Northam Commemorates Juneteenth at Fort Monroe

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HAMPTON -- On Friday, June 18, Gov. Ralph Northam commemorated Juneteenth in an event at Fort Monroe National Monument. This year's observation was the first...

Headliner of Williamsburg Live Excited to Play on Juneteenth

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WILLIAMSBURG -- The Williamsburg Live concert series is set to make its return to downtown Williamsburg this weekend after being canceled last year due...

The History of Juneteenth

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NATIONWIDE -- Juneteenth is an important holiday that is observed each year with municipalities across the country closing to honor this day. However, there...

Gloucester’s Juneteenth Music Celebration to Include Grammy-Nominated Artist

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GLOUCESTER -- Gloucester County has a big weekend of festivities lined up.  From Saturday, June 19 through Sunday, June 20, Flat Iron Crossroads will host...
Juneteenth is the oldest nationally-recognized commemoration of the official end of slavery in the United States. (WYDaily/Wikimedia Commons)

Congress Passes Bill Making Juneteenth a Federal Holiday

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NATIONWIDE -- The Senate passed a bill establishing June 19 as a federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the U.S. The Senate...

Around the Triangle: Your Event Roundup (June 18-20)

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HISTORIC TRIANGLE — Welcome to our weekly column where we will provide a round up of events happening this weekend in and around the...

Local Closures in Recognition of Juneteenth

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HISTORIC TRIANGLE -- This Saturday, June 19 is Virginia's first official state observance of Juneteenth. Below is a list of local government closure in...