With companies, states, and cities announcing Juneteenth as a holiday and calls mounting for the date to become a national holiday, questions have been asked what the holiday represents and what Americans will be doing for the day.
Now how am I supposed to celebrate Juneteenth with my people if we are still supposed to be social distancing?— Shali (@shalfierce) June 18, 2020
Now that Juneteenth is about to be like a real holiday now, how we gonna celebrate?(in the future of course cuz now ain’t the time)— MITCH RICHMOND (@AceBoonSpoon) June 18, 2020
BREAKING NEWS- Gov. Ralph Northam said he will propose legislation to make #Juneteenth, a celebration observed on June 19 commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. He made the announcement alongside Virginia native @Pharrell Williams.https://t.co/9nKl56oei9 pic.twitter.com/opNQXVov1R— Constance Jones (@Constance8News) June 16, 2020