Does Passing Juneteenth Mean Black Lives Finally Matter to America?

Or is this just for show?

Juneteenth, June 19, 1865 — Freedom Day in the United States of America | Tasha Art | Shutterstock.com

At the moment I am writing this, Juneteenth has just been signed into law by President Biden as a national holiday. This gesture means that America is acknowledging the importance of commemorating the freedom of African Americans in a country that enslaved us for 246 years.

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