90 year-old Opal Lee's walking campaign to get the attention of President Obama and Congress to make Juneteenth a National Day of Observance like Flag Day continues has entered it's last phase. Juneteenth is when the slaves in Texas were formally notified of their freedom on June 19, 1865. Today 45 states recognize Juneteenth as a state holiday to commemorate the abolishion of slavery. Lee started walking September 1, 2016
and funds received helped to support her campaign including transportation, meals and accommodations, as well as health and medical access.
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