Revisiting the Freedoms of Juneteenth

A New Year’s reflection

You can’t know where you’re going unless you know where you’ve been. In that spirit, today is a good day to remember Juneteenth 2020 and how the nation mobilized to remember a holiday that should never have been forgotten.

The year 2020 was when Juneteenth became a day off for many mainstream companies. Hopefully, in 2021, even more companies will follow suit.

Meanwhile, here at Momentum, Medium reporter and editor Drew Costley penned the intro to our nationwide look at Juneteenth celebrations around the country.

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