Over the last few days, millions of Americans have taken time to recognize the historical importance of June 19, 1865, in the United States’ journey to making one of its founding principles—“All men are created equal”—true.

You might have seen photos or videos in news coverage as people across the nation gathered on Juneteenth to bring attention to the important day and remind us all how far the United States must go to make that ideal true.

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