Kentucky politicians mark Juneteenth as Beshear calls on legislature to make it a state holiday

BY: - June 19, 2023

Kentucky leaders on both sides of the political spectrum celebrated Juneteenth by discussing African American history and calling the holiday a mark of progress toward equality.  Gov. Andy Beshear signed a proclamation recognizing Monday as Juneteenth National Freedom Day in Kentucky in the Capitol Rotunda.  Those who joined Beshear included Senate Minority Floor Leader Gerald […]