Kimmel Center celebrates Juneteenth with special performance

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The Kimmel Cultural Campus is partnering with Thee Phantom and The Illharmonic Orchestra to amplify black voices as we celebrate Juneteenth this Saturday.

President Biden signed a law that made Juneteenth a federal holiday yesterday.

Juneteenth celebrates when Union Army General Gordon Granger announced General Order Number 3, which proclaimed freedom for slaves in Texas in 1865.

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