What is Juneteenth? Abby revisits a lesson with Herbert G. Ruffin, Department Chair of African American Studies at Syracuse University, for a lesson on the holiday.

Professor Ruffin explains the history of Juneteenth, how the holiday was honored by early freedmen, and how the celebration of this date has evolved through United States history.

Keep up with Abby after class on Twitter: @AbbyHornacek

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