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Juneteenth Freedom Celebration Pin

Juneteenth Freedom Celebration Pin

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Juneteenth is personal and full of pride. Some of us grew up with it as an annual tradition and some are just joining the celebration. Regardless of where you fall, take the time to listen and learn about why this day is also regarded as Freedom Day and Emancipation Day.

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From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. The observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond.

  • THE STAR: Represents Texas, the Lone Star State. The star also represents the freedom of African Americans in all 50 states.

  • THE BURST: The bursting outline around the star is inspired by a nova, a term that astronomers use to mean a new star.

  • THE ARC: Extends across the width of the flag, at the intersection of the red and blue sections, is yet another symbol of a new beginning, or rather, a new horizon.
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