Juneteenth

Holidays

Arizonans host a range of events to mark brand-new Juneteenth holiday

The federal Juneteenth holiday may be brand new, but you might not know it from the number of celebrations already planned to mark the day in Arizona. Juneteenth celebrations were scheduled to start Friday night – just one day after President Joe Biden signed the bill creating the new federal holiday – and continue through Saturday evening,

National

Federal holiday pressures companies to give Juneteenth off

The declaration of Juneteenth as a federal holiday is putting the pressure on more U.S. companies to give their employees the day off, accelerating a movement that took off last year in response to the racial justice protests that swept the country. Hundreds of top companies had already pledged last year to observe Juneteenth in

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