Willamette Wake Up 06/17/2020 — History of Juneteenth – Official End of Slavery

Willamette Wake Up

Willamette Wake Up 06/17/2020 — History of Juneteenth - Official End of Slavery

Show Notes

Benny Williams, president of the Salem/Keizer chapter of the NAACP, talks about the history of Juneteenth and why the "official" end of slavery came two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.


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Willamette Wake Up is KMUZ’s morning news magazine program that explores what mid-Valley people are doing and talking about through news segments and interviews. The Willamette Wake Up team is dedicated to exploring the deeper stories that define and affect our community. Join us live every weekday morning from 8 to 9 o’clock and repeats 6 to 7PM.

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