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North Las Vegas considering resolution for annual celebration of Juneteenth

Friday is Juneteenth – learn the history behind the holiday
Posted at 8:17 AM, Jun 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-02 11:50:21-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — North Las Vegas is celebrating Juneteenth weeks in advance.

A flag-raising ceremony is planned for Thursday at the North Las Vegas City Hall.

The city council is also considering a resolution that would commemorate Juneteenth as an annual celebration in North Las Vegas.

Juneteenth falls on June 19 and marks the end of slavery.