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What is Juneteenth? Some elders explain

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.

A group of African Americans gathered to sing gospel hymns, and explain to Jana, what Juneteenth is to them, as a lived history.

The group is a part of the Amazing Grace Choir at Walker West Music Center in St. Paul. 

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