Biden Makes Juneteenth A Legal Public Holiday

On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden signed S.475 into law. A Statement was posted on The White House website that said: S.475, “Juneteenth National Independence Day Act,” which designates Juneteenth National Independence Day as a legal public holiday.

In order for a bill to be signed by the President of the United States, it has to pass through both the U.S. House of Representatives…