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Iowa City Celebrates Juneteenth

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — Every June, a time to look back, while looking ahead. People in Iowa City gathered Saturday for the annual Juneteenth festival.

Juneteenth marks the freedom from slavery in Texas in 1865. It came more than 2 years after President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. The actual date for Juneteenth is June 19.

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