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Juneteenth is a national holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. For some people this day marks their true day of freedom. In this documentary, KUT's Miles Bloxson speaks to Black Austinites about the history of Juneteenth, how they celebrate the holiday and explores the question, "Are We Really Free?" Produced at KUT & KUTX Studios.

Juneteenth: Are We Really Free‪?‬ KUT & KUTX Studios

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Juneteenth is a national holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. For some people this day marks their true day of freedom. In this documentary, KUT's Miles Bloxson speaks to Black Austinites about the history of Juneteenth, how they celebrate the holiday and explores the question, "Are We Really Free?" Produced at KUT & KUTX Studios.

    Juneteenth: Are We Really Free?

    Juneteenth: Are We Really Free?

    Juneteenth is celebrated annually in commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States, marking the day enslaved people in Texas were finally freed — more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. The national holiday is known by many names, Freedom Day, Liberation Day, Emancipation Day, and Jubilee Day. In this hour-long audio documentary, […]

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