AUSTIN, TEXAS - Children pick up candy off the street thrown by parade floats at the 2016 Central Texas Juneteenth Celebration Parade.jpg
AUSTIN, TEXAS - Children race to pick up candy off the street thrown by parade floats at the 2016 Central Texas Juneteenth Celebration Parade in East Austin, Texas.
Juneteenth marks the anniversary of June 19, 1865, the day slaves in Texas learned they were free, two years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation.
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