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Juneteenth in Cedar Rapids

Juneteenth marks the day that the last enslaved people in the United States learned of their freedom after the Civil War. Mayor Brad Hart recently read a proclamation declaring Juneteenth National Freedom Day in Cedar Rapids.

See more of the African American Museum of Iowa's 2020 virtual Juneteenth celebration at http://blackiowa.org/juneteenth.

Learn more about Juneteenth at http://facebook.com/africanamericanmuseumofiowa.

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