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Lethbridge activist shares significance of Juneteenth

June 19, 2020

Juneteenth which commemorates the end of slavery in the US is gaining new prominence this year amid racial justice protests sparked by the death of George Floyd while in police custody.

The historic event which ended slavery in the US, Juneteenth, has taken on renewed signifcance this year. BCN spoke with a Lethbridge activist on the importance of commemorating the day.