Networks and streamers are setting special programming to celebrate Juneteenth , the holiday commemorating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States. More specifically, Juneteenth marks the enforcement of the Emancipation Proclamation in the last Southern holdout state, Texas, on June 19, 1865. The 156th anniversary of that moment arrives Saturday, and this year more than ever Juneteenth is being celebrated by Hollywood. See the list of TV , streaming and festival programming below. We'll be updating as more information comes in, so refresh for the latest. TV PROGRAMMING ABC : On Friday the 18th, ABC will broadcast Juneteenth: Together We Triumph – A 'Soul of a Nation' Special Event. The two-hour ABC News special will be hosted by Leslie Odom Jr. will include performances by Jimmie Allen, Chloe Bailey (of Chloe x Halle) and Leon Bridges. Co-anchor Michael Strahan sat down for a one-on-one interview with former President Barack Obama about race, resilience and Obama's book "A Promised Land." The special will also include stories by ABC News anchors and correspondents.This marks the second year in a row ABC News will produce a special to honor the history and significance of Juneteenth. In 2020, ABC… Read full this story
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