This week, President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, which establishes a holiday that commemorates the end of slavery in the US.
"I've only been president for several months, but I think this will go down, for me, as one of the greatest honours I will have had as president," Mr Biden said at the signing event on Thursday.
So what is Juneteenth, how did it become a holiday and what do people do to celebrate it?
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