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What's Next for Juneteenth Now That It's a Federal Holiday

Dr. Sonya Okoli, college dean and professor at the University of Georgia, joined Wake Up With Cheddar to talk all about the significance of Juneteenth on the heels of President Joe Biden signing a bill to make the date a federal holiday. The move comes amid a backlash against the teaching of critical race theory, an academic framework for exploring systemic racism. Okoli also noted that while reflecting and educating people on the day is important, there has to be an effort to avoid commercializing the holiday.

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