By TRISH TURNER, ABC NEWSSens. John Cornyn and Ed Markey -- from opposite ends of the political spectrum -- attempted to pass legislation by unanimous consent on ... Read More.
By JACK ARNHOLZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- In the wake of the nationwide outcry over the killing of George Floyd, bipartisan calls have amplified to name Juneteenth -- which commemorates of the end... Read More.
By JADE LAWSON, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As black people around the country prepare for Juneteenth, with a larger impact than normal this year as protests over racial injustice sweep the nation,... Read More.
By ABBY CRUZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- For 13 years, Philadelphia's only accessible and intact stop on the Underground Railroad has celebrated Juneteenth with one of the largest street festivals in the... Read More.
Pennsylvania - Today (Friday) is the first anniversary of Pennsylvania declaring June 19 as Juneteenth National Freedom Day in Pennsylvania. Governor Wolf is encouraging Pennsylvanians to reflect on the importance of the state holiday and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- BY: ELIZABETH THOMASPresident Donald Trump in several interviews Thursday reacted to the hundreds of thousands of Americans who have taken to the streets and attempted to addressed the civil unrest... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A handful of corporations in the U.S. announced this year that they are making Juneteenth, the day traditionally used to commemorate the end of slavery,... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- FX Networks will air a special collection of feature films and television episodes simultaneously across its three networks on Friday, June 19, in honor of Juneteenth, the nationally celebrated... Read More.
By CHRISTINA CARREGA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Celebration, reflection and progression are what historians say some African Americans across the country anticipate each year with the commemoration of Juneteenth.American history lessons generally... Read More.