Why Juneteenth Is The Coolest Holiday

Today is Juneteenth, a celebration that began in Texas but has spread across the country as a celebration of black culture.

It is the coolest national holiday, for five reasons:

5. The name itself Thank God it's not known as The 19th of June, or even the other proposed names, like the clunky Emancipation Day. Juneteenth is easily the coolest name for an American holiday.

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Richard Connelly
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