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Michael Strahan on Black Representation Behind Camera: 'We Also Have the Mind to Run the Business'
The Good Morning America host spoke on the importance of leadership roles in the entertainment industry and celebrating African American culture
Jackie Venson Is Amplifying the Voices of the Black Community Through Her Music
"It's the spirit of fighting, it's the spirit of perseverance," she said of her hit song "Fight" during :BLACKPRINT's Juneteenth, Celebrating Freedom virtual festival
IKEA Apologizes After Employees Protest Over Juneteenth Menu with Fried Chicken and Watermelon
"We got it wrong and we sincerely apologize," an IKEA spokesperson said in a statement
Joe Biden Commemorates New Federal Holiday Juneteenth: 'A Day of Profound Weight and Power'
Juneteenth marks the day in 1865 when the last enslaved Black Americans learned they were free 
Here's How Cities and Towns Across the Country Are Celebrating Juneteenth
From music festivals to exhibits highlighting Black artists, see some of the celebrations taking place in honor of Juneteenth this weekend
How Companies Are Marking Juneteenth 2021
From providing paid time off to educating employees, here's how major companies across the country are paying tribute to the new national holiday
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What to Know About Opal Lee, the 'Grandmother of Juneteenth' Who Helped Make Holiday a Reality
Opal Lee, 94, has been advocating for years to get Juneteenth recognized as a federal holiday
Chloe Bailey, Yara Shahidi and More to Join Disney EP Celebrating Black Life for Juneteenth
Artists and activists are joining together for the third installment of a Music for the Movement EP to celebrate the Black experience and give back to underrepresented communities

Trump Reportedly Told the Meaning of Juneteenth by Black Secret Service Agent

"I made Juneteenth very famous," Donald Trump said in a recent interview