Image:  Dozens of colleges and universities closed for Juneteenth on Friday, many of them for the first time. The Texas A&M University system, for instance, shut down Friday on short notice, citing the new federal law making June 19 a national holiday. Chancellor John Sharp said in a statement that Juneteenth is “a special day that originated in Texas and we’re proud to honor it.” Pima Community College chancellor Lee Lambert made a similar announcement, saying, “We value the...


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