25 minutes | Jun 19th 2020

Episode 163: Juneteenth, Febteenth, and Emancipation Day in Charleston

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Commemorating the end of slavery has been an annual tradition across the United States since the end of the Civil War, but there is no single date of observance. Whether one celebrates “Juneteenth” or some other “Emancipation Day” is largely a matter of geography. Today we’ll explore the history of emancipation and focus on the story of Charleston’s own celebratory traditions.
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