Juneteenth

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Juneteenth

Google Doodle honours Juneteenth with art and words of liberation

The tech giant commissioned an original animation with illustrations by artist Loveis Wise and a poem read by LeVar Burton

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Personal stories of coronavirus

Lyle Ashton Harris revisits archival images of black joy and resistance amid lockdown

The Bronx-born artist says isolation has allowed the US a valuable opportunity "to be confronted with trauma so deep that it moves us from theory to action"

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Three to see

Three projects celebrating Juneteenth, the holiday marking the end of slavery in the US

From freedom papers on view at the National Museum of African American History and Culture to Issac Julien's film about famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass