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  • June 16, 2011
    By Chris Faraone

    June 19 is already a recognized holiday in most states. Best known as Emancipation Day, or “Juneteenth,” some cities take great pride in celebrating the occasion, which commemorates the 1865 abolition of slavery in Texas.

    But starting this year, Massholes can start popping bottles early. Thanks to District 4 City Councilor Charles Yancey and the urban entertainment federation known as the Mass Industry Committee (MIC), June 17 is an official red letter day in Boston from here on out.

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SAVE THE DATE: 6.17 Is A Boston Holiday
Published 6/16/2011 by Chris Faraone
June 19 is already a recognized holiday in most states. Best known as Emancipation Day, or “Juneteenth,” some cities take great pride in celebrating the...

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