Opal's Walk to DC
of $25,000 goal
Raised by 58 people in 27 months
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90 year-old Opal Lee's walking campaign to get the attention of now President Trump and Congress to make Juneteenth a National Day of Observance like Flag Day continues. 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.
Follow her journey on www.opalswalk2dc.com
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