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Juneteenth, a day of remembrance and reflection 

Juneteenth is a federal holiday, starting in 2021 when President Biden signed the holiday into federal law. Juneteenth celebrates the day that enslaved people in Galveston, Texas were freed, two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. Juneteenth represents freedom, celebration, and also the racist history and present of the US. Juneteenth further shakes the normalized history that people hold …


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ICNA CSJ Statement on the School Shooting in Uvalde, Texas

On Tuesday, May 24th, we witnessed a tragic event at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas. 19 children, and one teacher who walked into a school on a Tuesday morning, won awards for honor roll, grades, and behavior, and celebrated their last week before summer vacation, did not return home to their families that evening. Instead, they were mercilessly massacred at …