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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

UK's slow lockdown cost 1,000s of lives

UK's slow lockdown cost 1,000s of lives

ICJ backs Somalia in sea dispute with Kenya

ICJ backs Somalia in sea dispute with Kenya

Afghanistan's zoo animals face starvation

Afghanistan's zoo animals face starvation

Southwest Airlines cancels flights citing bad weather and air traffic issues

Southwest Airlines cancels flights citing bad weather and air traffic issues

Afghan children expected to suffer from severe malnutrition

Afghan children expected to suffer from severe malnutrition

Iraqis vote in hope of abolishing unemployment, corruption

Iraqis vote in hope of abolishing unemployment, corruption

Iraq: Can real change occur after the elections?

Iraq: Can real change occur after the elections?

Schallenberg becomes Austria’s new chancellor

Schallenberg becomes Austria’s new chancellor

Sydney ends coronavirus lockdown

Sydney ends coronavirus lockdown

Tunisia PM Romdhane names new government

Tunisia PM Romdhane names new government

Iraq vote marred by low turnout

Iraq vote marred by low turnout

Many want Columbus Day cancelled

Many want Columbus Day cancelled

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