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Growing movement to recognise Juneteenth as holiday

Juneteenth has been celebrated by African Americans for more than 150 years. That's ever since word of President Abraham Lincoln's declaration to end slavery finally reached the southern slave states. Now, as the country faces up to its ingrained racial injustice, some states are holding up Juneteenth as a second Independence Day. Yasmine El-Sabawi reports.

Footage of police leading black man by a rope sparks outrage

Footage of police leading black man by a rope sparks outrage

African-American History | Politics | Showcase

African-American History | Politics | Showcase

Monumental Mistakes?

Monumental Mistakes?

Trump criticises Black Lives Matter protesters

Trump criticises Black Lives Matter protesters

Azerbaijan to unveil new airport

Azerbaijan to unveil new airport

UN: More than half of Afghans likely to face food shortages

UN: More than half of Afghans likely to face food shortages

Turkey welcomes 10 nations reaffirming Vienna Convention commitment

Turkey welcomes 10 nations reaffirming Vienna Convention commitment

Sudanese PM and cabinet members arrested by military

Sudanese PM and cabinet members arrested by military

Endangered leaopards reappear in Islamabad's Margala Hills

Endangered leaopards reappear in Islamabad's Margala Hills

Displaced families built a community underground in Al Bab

Displaced families built a community underground in Al Bab

Company finds world's largest helium gas reserves

Company finds world's largest helium gas reserves

Colombia captures country's most wanted drug trafficker in Uraba

Colombia captures country's most wanted drug trafficker in Uraba

Actor Alec Baldwin questioned by police after the fatal shooting

Actor Alec Baldwin questioned by police after the fatal shooting

Incureable disease appears to be on the rise again

Incureable disease appears to be on the rise again

Italy's former minister Salvini appears for migrant kidnapping trial

Italy's former minister Salvini appears for migrant kidnapping trial

Local farmers in Afrin hope pomegranate business will grow

Local farmers in Afrin hope pomegranate business will grow

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