Pharrell Joins Virginia Governor to Announce Legislation to Make Juneteenth an Official State Holiday — Variety

Pharrell Williams joined Gov. Ralph Northam in Richmond, Va. on Tuesday to announce legislation to make Juneteenth, or June 19, a state holiday. The popular artist and Virginia Beach native has been at the forefront of proposing Juneteenth, the day which celebrates the end of slavery in the United States, as a national holiday. “Juneteenth…

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