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“I don’t know why they’re celebrating that here. Massachusetts had emancipation nearly 80 years earlier.”

“I don’t know why they’re celebrating that here. Massachusetts had emancipation nearly 80 years earlier.”

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Juneteenth has no beneficial meaning in Mass.

Blacks observing the Texas holiday of Junteenth would do well to understand the historical inaccuracies of the commemoration, and learn about the Bay State’s earlier history of abolition.