Wednesday is Juneteenth, a holiday that celebrates the end of slavery in the United States. The holiday celebrates June 19, 1865, but it wasn't until 2007 that Massachusetts first recognized the holiday.
Renee Graham writes in The Boston Globe that "in a nation where there are official state holidays for treason and ignominious defeat, Juneteenth deserves far more recognition."
Plus, after a racist incident, is the MFA's celebration of Juneteenth a moment of truth for the city?
This segment aired on June 18, 2019.