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Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the USA

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Juneteenth, the holiday commemorated on June 19th is also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, and has been celebrated by communities across the country for more than a century.

The day was first recognized as a federal holiday in 2021, when President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law.

There were plenty of things to do in Charlotte this past weekend including festival held in Plaza-Midwood.

Read above for plenty to do next weekend, too!

And on the actual 19th, CATS is offering free services on public transportation all day.