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Juneteenth to Reparations: The Freedom Promise of Unfinished Resolve

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Juneteenth Memorial Monument - George Washington Carver Museum - Austin Texas

Tune in, June 20th 7:30pm on KISU:

Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, is the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. In this show, we'll explore the history of Juneteenth and we’ll expand our conversation of Juneteenth to include a case for reparations. The topic of reparations for African Americans has recently resurfaced with Democratic presidential candidates taking positions on the issue, elevating the discussion to the mainstream.