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The Juneteenth flag is full of symbols. Here’s what they are and what they mean

The flag is the brainchild of activist Ben Haith, founder of the National Juneteenth Celebration Foundation (NJCF).

Here is how Juneteenth came to be and why it's so important

First celebrated in 1866 in Texas, it's now a federal holiday.

A gender-bending Civil War soldier's tale comes to the musical stage

Sarah Rosetta Wakeman presented as a man to fight for the Union. Now Wakeman's story is the subject a musical play, written by Jenn Grinels and featuring nonbinary actor Ari Notartomaso.