For more than 150 years, Juneteenth has been commemorated as the end of slavery in the U.S. Now, Juneteenth is a federal holiday and will be observed as an official holiday in Illinois and Chicago starting next year.
Reset discusses the significance of these decisions and how the legacy of Juneteenth impacts our present and future.
GUESTS: Angela Tate, public historian
Shermann Thomas, urban historian
Ald. Maria Hadden, 49th Ward