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Local Teams Celebrate, Commemorate Juneteenth

Jun 19, 2021, 10:36 AM | Updated: Dec 8, 2022, 10:51 am
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Members of the New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz kneel before a Black Lives Matter logo before the start of their game at HP Field House at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on July 30, 2020 in Reunion, Florida. (Photo by Ashley Landis-Pool/Getty Images)
(Photo by Ashley Landis-Pool/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Local sports teams around the state of Utah posted on social media in celebration and commemoration of Juneteenth.

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Juneteenth is a federal holiday that is recognized annually on June 19.

The holiday celebrates the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States.

Locals teams, organizations, and coaches recognized Juneteenth and the fight for equality with posts on social media.

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