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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Opal Lee's dream of seeing Juneteenth become a federal holiday was finally realized over the summer, but the energetic woman who spent years rallying people to join her push for the day commemorating the end of slavery is hardly letting up on a lifetime of work teaching and helping others.

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The festival featured African American cultural traditions such as music, dancing, food and arts and crafts to celebrate June 19, 1865, the da…

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TRUMP: “I did something good: I made Juneteenth very famous. ... It’s actually an important event, an important time. But nobody had ever heard of it.” — Wall Street Journal interview Wednesday.

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