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Taylor Swift is educated at Juntenth and you want to be, too

Taylor Swift is educated at Juntenth and you want to be, too
Henry L. Joiner
Written by Henry L. Joiner

What’s more, Swift wants to educate her followers about the celebration, so the superstar Singer is also known as the Independent on holiday in her official social media accounts.

June 19 marks the day that slaves in Texas ended slavery – two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation.

On Friday, Swift posted a video of The Route writer Daniel Young explaining the origins of Juneteenth and why it is a national holiday.

She thanked the site and Young before sharing her thoughts about the day.

“Personally, I have decided to give all my employees a holiday on June 19, in honor of Independence Day, and continue to educate me on the history that has brought us to this present moment,” Swift wrote in caption. “For my family, everything that has been broadcast recently gives us an opportunity to reflect, listen and reproduce any part of our lives that is not loud and brutally anti-racist.

The post has come days After Swift took up the issue of Confederate monuments in her adopted homeland, Tennessee; Writing on social media, “As a Tennessee, I am sick of the fact that our state has monuments that celebrate racist historical figures who have done bad things.
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Henry L. Joiner

Henry L. Joiner

Extreme social media buff. Typical reader. Zombie evangelist. Future teen idol. Avid travel enthusiast.Wrote more than 30 columns for City Line, the city supplement of The Hitavada, topics ranging from films, to politics, to current affairs and even television serials. Also wrote features, city reports, profiles, a film review, and covered special events like a film production house launch, college fests press conferences and industrial events.

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