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Juneteenth History: Congressional Recognition - 1996, 1997 & 2013 and Lula Briggs Galloway

H.J. Res. 195 (1996). S.J. Res. 11 & H.J. Res 56 (1997). S. Res 175 (2013).

(Source: Congress.gov)

(Source: Congress.gov)


(Source: Congress.gov)


In 2013, through Senate Resolution 175, Lula Briggs Galloway
received credit for bringing national recognition to Juneteenth.

(Source: Congress.gov)

Lula Briggs Galloway

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