#juneteenth
Engagement by party
From Rep. Williams, representing Georgia
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It’s almost been a year since I first came to Congress to work #ForThePeople of the #FightingFifth. 2021 was full of firsts - like getting fully vaccinated from #COVID19 & celebrating our first #Juneteenth as a Federal Holiday! Here are some of my fav firsts in my #2021Wrapped.⬇️

From Rep. Veasey, representing Texas
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Fort Worth’s own Opal Lee has spent over 40 years marching across our nation to bring awareness to #Juneteenth. I look forward to seeing this great project coming to fruition thanks to her tireless efforts!
 

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From Rep. Lee, representing Texas
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Shameful, but another reason why it was so important to pass #Juneteenth holiday bill so the complete history of the USA can be learned and appreciated. #GeorgeFloyd helped change the world and our understanding of America’s history. Nothing alters that.

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From Rep. Lee, representing Texas

Newly Erected George Floyd Statues Vandalized and Tagged with White Supremacist Group’s Website Nothing better typifies the condition in Black society than a statute of this drug-dealing - thieving - rapist street thug! Maybe one next to MLK too!

DT Smith
@Mike_Force48
Greenwood, IN

Father - Grandfather - Husband - US Army veteran - Staunch Patriotic Constitutionalist - 31 yr law enforcement - IPD Homicide & Robbery Lieutenant (Retired)

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Shameful. This is why it was so important to pass #Juneteenth holiday bill so the complete history of the USA can be learned, appreciated, and cherished. #GeorgeFloyd helped change the world and understanding of America’s history. Nothing can change that.

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From Rep. Carbajal, representing California
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It was a true joy to join our community celebrating #Juneteenth last weekend in Lompoc. Hundreds came together to honor local black heritage and community leaders like Lawanda Lyons-Pruitt. I was proud to present her a Congressional Commendation for her work fighting for justice.

From Rep. Strickland, representing Washington
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Honored to join Mayor Woodards, @SenatorNobles @WAMelanieMorgan, Candace Wesley & South Sound families for a #Juneteenth celebration in Wright Park on Saturday.

As we commemorate Juneteenth, we also recommit to the work ahead to address the racial inequities that persist today.

From Rep. Greene, representing Georgia

Proud #Juneteenth is now a federal holiday.

As we reflect on the significance of what this day symbolizes, let’s keep fighting to address the lasting consequences of slavery.

Next step: reparations.

Minneapolis, MN and Washington, DC
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Celebrating the end of slavery is always a good thing, but I will fight against reparations because not one of us owned slaves or was a slave, and we are all equal in the greatest country in the world.

From Rep. Doggett, representing Texas
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Although recognizing #Juneteenth as a federal holiday is only the first of many steps, it was still great to join so many friends who have been separated for so long in celebrating the resumption of East Austin’s annual parade.

Special thanks to my good friend, Commissioner Jeff Travillion, for inviting me to join him in his truck. Good to see Councilmembers @GregCasar and @VanessaForATX sharing in a joyful morning.

#JuneTeenth2021

From Rep. Cooper, representing Tennessee
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This past weekend I had the honor of kicking off #Juneteenth with @FawnWeaver and the awesome #WhiskeyFamily at the ribbon cutting for @UncleNearest!