“Juneteenth, which takes place on June 19, commemorates the day in 1865 on which enslaved people in Texas belatedly learned that slavery in the U.S. had been abolished.”  By Gerry Smith

We at Wilbanks Partners will join a wide range of major businesses in the US that will observe Juneteenth as an official holiday. As a day of reflection on racial injustices, we would suggest reading The New York Times “1619 Project” which was recently awarded a Pulitzer Prize for an essay written by Nikole Hannah-Jones.

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