Today is Juneteenth. June 19, 1865 marked the end of slavery for slaves in the South, even though Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation 2.5 years prior in 1863. The reason it took 2.5 years? History says it is uncertain as to why it took so long. We propose a reason. Listen to find out more.
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