15 Facts We Bet You Didn’t Know About Juneteenth

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Dressing Up Is Part of the Tradition

During slavery, laws dictated the ways slaves dressed. After emancipation, former slaves threw their rags into the river and put on the clothes of freed men. In some places, African Americans follow that tradition by dressing their best for the holiday.

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