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Juneteenth is marked across the U.S.

Americans marked Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in Texas, over two years after the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves elsewhere in the U.S.

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Rain soaks a mural outside of the African American History Research Center at the Gregory School as a tropical storm forces cancellations and postponements of events to celebrate Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in Texas, over two years after the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves elsewhere in the U.S., in Houston, Texas, June 19.
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People attend a gathering to mark Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in Texas, over two years after the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves elsewhere in the U.S., in Los Angeles, June 19.
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People attend a gathering to mark Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in Texas, over two years after the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves elsewhere in the U.S., in Leimart Park, in Los Angeles, June 19.
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People attend a gathering to mark Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in Texas, over two years after the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves elsewhere in the U.S., in Leimart Park, in Los Angeles, June 19.
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People attend a gathering to mark Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in Texas, over two years after the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves elsewhere in the U.S., in Leimart Park, in Los Angeles, June 19.
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A sound healer practices during a gathering to mark Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in Texas, over two years after the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves elsewhere in the U.S., in Leimart Park, in Los Angeles, June 19.
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People attend a gathering to mark Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in Texas, over two years after the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves elsewhere in the U.S., in Leimart Park, in Los Angeles, June 19.
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Musicians play during a gathering to mark Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in Texas, over two years after the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves elsewhere in the U.S., in Leimert Park, in Los Angeles, June 19.
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A young girl rides a pony during a gathering to mark Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in Texas, over two years after the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves elsewhere in the U.S., in Leimert Park, in Los Angeles, June 19.
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USA TODAY NETWORK

Maure 'Ona Adams, right, holds Davidia Sanders, left, in celebration after Sanders won first place at the Live at Levings talent show during Rockford's Juneteenth celebration on Thursday, June 19, at the Sinnissippi Park music shell.
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Kids play on the Mario-themed bouncy house during Rockford's Juneteenth celebration on Thursday, June 19, at the Sinnissippi Park music shell.
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USA TODAY SPORTS

Officials wear a special edition pre-game “I AM #19” shirt in recognition of Juneteenth before the match at Audi Field.
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USA TODAY SPORTS

Atlanta United defender Noah Cobb (24) walks onto the field with teammates wearing shirts in recognition of Juneteenth before the match at Audi Field.