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VIDEO: What you should know about Juneteenth

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Many may wonder, what exactly is Juneteenth?! Don’t worry, News 8 has you covered on what you need to know!

Juneteenth, which falls on June 19, marks the day General Gordon Granger announced to slaves in Galveston, Texas, that they were free.

Watch the video above to learn more interesting facts about Juneteenth.