How Are 19 Major Corporations Honoring Juneteenth

Major corporations are celebrating Juneteenth in unique ways this week.

The annual June 19 tradition, which falls on Saturday this year, commemorates the day in 1865 when former American slaves in Galveston, Texas, were finally informed of President Abraham Lincoln’s January 1, 1863, Emancipation Proclamation and the end of the Civil War.

In honor of Juneteenth, CNN Business talked to 19 major companies about how they plan to celebrate the holiday this weekend.


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