Gov. Kay Ivey has issued a memo to all state department heads stating that state offices will be closed Friday, June 18, to observe Juneteenth.
Rep. Mo Brooks and Rep. Mike Rogers The U.S. House has joined the U.S. Senate in approving legislation making Juneteenth a Federal Holiday. The bill now goes to President Biden, and he is expected to sign it into law today. The Senate vote was unanimous, but the House voted 415 to 14 in favor, Two of those 14 no votes came…
The United States will soon have a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the nation.