LAFC News: Team Launches Petition to Recognize ‘Juneteenth’ as a Federal Holiday

LAFC announced a petition to make June 19th a federal holiday in a press release on Tuesday. On June 19, 1865 orders were read by Union general Gordon Granger that all slaves were proclaimed free. That day has become known as Juneteenth. Juneteenth is not currently recognized as a Federal holiday, Help us change that. … Read more

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