Stories tagged: "Juneteenth"


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Juneteenth Can Be More Than a Remembrance of the Past—by Supporting Wisconsin’s Black-Owned Businesses in the Present

For only the second time in history, the entire country will celebrate the newest federal holiday. This is the third year the Juneteenth flag will fly above the Wisconsin state capitol.

Bipartisan Effort to Rebuke the Confederacy? These 3 WI Republicans Say No Thanks.
Bipartisan Effort to Rebuke the Confederacy? These 3 WI Republicans Say No Thanks.

Tiffany and Grothman vote against Confederate statue removal while Johnson holds up a Juneteenth holiday bill.

Ron Johnson Wants to Replace Columbus Day With Juneteenth as a Federal Holiday
The Real Reason Sen. Johnson Wants to Replace Columbus Day With Juneteenth as a Federal Holiday

GOP Senator joins bipartisan calls to federally recognize Juneteenth, but there’s a catch.

Freedom Inc. Posts Bail for 4 Black Inmates After Juneteenth March
Freedom Inc. Fund to Post Bail for 4 Black Inmates After Juneteenth March

Madison-based nonprofit continues getting Black men, women out of jail who are only there for lack of money to post bail.

Ron Johnson Wants to Replace Columbus Day With Juneteenth as a Federal Holiday
Juneteenth Flag to Fly Over WI Capitol for First Time

Date celebrates 155 years since all enslaved people freed in America.