As the United States makes Juneteenth a federal holiday, historians look at its place in the long struggle for civil rights. Loretta Boniti talks with a panel of historians — Profs. Corey D.B. Walker of Wake Forest University, Valeria Ann Johnson of Shaw University, Adriene Lentz-Smith of Duke University and Jim Harper of N.C. Central University.
Reckoning with Juneteenth's place in history
PUBLISHED 7:00 PM EDT Jun. 18, 2021