Juniteenth: Albuquerque celebrates public vacation with a 3-day Downtown Competition
KOB web employee
Updated June 19, 2021 10:21 PM
Created: June 19, 2021 6:20 PM
ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Juneteenth has brought food, live music and dancing to the Civic Plaza in downtown Albuquerque. More than 3,000 people signed up for this year’s celebration and the organizers called it a success.
June 10th, today’s federal holiday, was first celebrated in Texas in 1866. It commemorates the official end of slavery in the USA