An Open Letter to Fellow White People on Juneteenth

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So, tomorrow is Juneteenth. Yesterday, at the last possible moment, Congress voted to make Juneteenth a federal holiday. Only 14 Republican Congressmen voted against it and Biden signed the law yesterday afternoon.

Here’s the thing, fellow white people.

Don’t be surprised to hear Black people not cheering this decision. First of all, it’s…



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Jennifer R. Povey

Jennifer R. Povey


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