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Rep. Cori Bush celebrated the signing into law of Juneteenth as a federal holiday by urging the passage of social programs like reparations and ending what she referred to as housing and “education apartheid” — calling it prioritizing “Black liberation in its totality.” Bush (D-Mo.) made the comments on Twitter Wednesday, just before Congress passed a law establishing Juneteenth as a federal holiday, which President Biden signed last Thursday afternoon.

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