Sweeney & Cunningham Act to Make Juneteenth A State Holiday

Trenton – Acting to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States and to honor the history and contributions of Black Americans, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Sandra Cunningham announced today the introduction of legislation making Juneteenth an official state holiday. Dating back to June 19, 1865, Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the […]