Cleveland Cavaliers organization to observe Juneteenth as annual paid holiday

June 16, 2020

The Cleveland Cavaliers announced that on Friday, June 19, the organization will begin observing Juneteenth as an annual paid holiday.

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, is an American holiday commemorating June 19, 1865—the date in which Union Major General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas and announced that the Civil War had ended and all those still enslaved were free.

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