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to observe Several States already, The Day is an official holiday and it is a push to declare it a national holiday.
The date, its importance has increased in this year, in the midst of the Black Lives matter protests.
mayor de Blasio said in a Press Conference on Friday that the date would be, as an official city holiday beginning in the year 2021, and also a public school holiday.
"We work with all the unions through the work of The Plan , to give This Day the importance and recognition it deserves," said Mr. de Blasio said. "Every city worker, every student Will have the opportunity to reflect the importance of our history and The Truth . "
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam also promised to Juneteenth holiday, lined up to the year 2021, in the former capital of the Confederacy, the rebel against the United States during the Civil War for the legal right to the enslavement of Black People .
This year, the date has Americans, especially prominent in The Public consciousness in the midst of a wave of protests about racial inequality following the death of several unarmed African -. Juneteenth rallies are planned in Washington Dc and around the Country .A large group is holding a Juneteenth prayer in Atlanta on Friday, What Juneteenth is?
On June 19, 1865, enslaved people in Galveston, Texas received news that slavery had been abolished by President Abraham Lincoln two years earlier. to achieve
The US National Archives, said on Thursday that the original hand-written regulation Will be adopted, were recently discovered after a researcher has been tasked with the magnifying glass it is due to the increased interest in The Holiday .
"This is an absolute equality of personal rights and property rights between former masters and slaves, and The Connection previously existing between them, that between employer and hired labor. "
The elaborately written note was found in a book of formal jobs in Washington, DC.
Corporate America, the treatment of the holidays with more reverence is given than in previous years, the employees of Nike, Uber, and Twitter, a paid Day Off .
Google has asked to terminate employees, non-urgent meetings and instead "create a space for learning and reflection".
Amazon staff said, to "take some time to reflect, to learn and to support each other".
Four Democrats have also announced a similar proposal.
"The potential of this national holiday, it opens up a whole new world of discussion for America, a whole settlement with the racism and systemic racism permeates The Nation ," said Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, adding that The House proposal now has the endorsement of 204 legislators.
"is It delayed freedom, but it is the only recognition of the Original Sin of this nation," she continued.