Noon Wednesday: Juneteenth and Black Prosperity

Economy

Noon Wednesday: Juneteenth and Black Prosperity

By Marisa Wojcik | Here & Now

June 16, 2021

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The anniversary of June 19th, 1865, known as Juneteenth, commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. More than 150 years later, what does prosperity for Black people look like? And what remains to be seen? Ruben Hopkins, founder of the Wisconsin Black Chamber of Commerce, elaborates on these questions.


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