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What is Juneteenth to a Black Jew?

Shot from the ground up of a group of Black men and women holding hands as if in friendship or support

While Juneteenth marks an incredibly important step in Black American rights, it was just that – one step. Juneteenth celebrated slavery becoming illegal, but it did not do away with racism; not even close. And yet, the history and spirit of Juneteenth make me hopeful.

Chris Harrison

Source: reform judaism

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