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Celebrating Juneteenth

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Wilkes-Barre, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, June 18, 2021
Tags: Equality

Editor: As we celebrate Juneteenth, let us all think about the enormity of what this day means for our country. I was so proud to cast my vote this week to make a national holiday of the day we finally cast off the shameful pall of slavery. I’m also proud that Pennsylvania was a thought center of the American abolitionist movement.

Read the full letter to the editor HERE.