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CSULB Africana Studies Assistant Professor Explains Importance of Juneteenth

Published June 23, 2020
NBC 4 Los Angeles

Millions of Americans celebrated Juneteenth: It is a day that commemorates the last group of enslaved people receiving their freedom.

Keith Claybrook, Ph.D, assistant professor in the Department of Africana Studies, explained to KNBC4 the historicity of Juneteenth and why it needs to be a federal holiday.