"Ithaca College Closes to Honor Juneteenth as Second Independence Day"

Reviewed by Valencia Perez / Ithacalocal.org

Ithaca College is closed today to observe Juneteenth, which marks the implementation of the 13th Amendment that led to the emancipation of all enslaved African Americans in the United States. The college is recognizing this day as the United States' second Independence Day. They are providing educational resources and supporting local businesses on this federal holiday.

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Source Location: Ithaca

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