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Past Is Prologue

How to Honor Black Liberation on Juneteenth

This holiday demands a deep engagement with American history and anti-Black oppression. Anything less is an insult.

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I was born on June 19, 1982. My birthday falls on the Black liberation holiday known as “Juneteenth,” a fact that has always felt inspiring and…

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