. Juneteenth forces U.S. to confront lasting impact of slavery economy « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Axios – Juneteenth, a once-obscure commemoration of emancipation of enslaved people in Texas, has transformed into an annual reminder about how slavery robbed Black Americans of generational wealth.

A focus on the economic effects of slavery and segregation comes as Republican-controlled legislatureare passing bills that prohibit schools from studying systemic racism as part of the U.S. legal framework, an area known as critical race theory.

Find more information on Juneteenth an its importance at Axios.

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