WATCH: Why We Celebrate Juneteenth by The Roots Courtesy of Blackish

June 19 is celebrated as Juneteenth, the official end of slavery in the U.S. in 1865.

This was two years after the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863.

Read more at juneteenth.com.

The ABC TV show Blackish explained Juneteenth in an episode with a short video from the hip-hop group The Roots.

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