Stephen Colbert Celebrates America’s New Holiday, Juneteenth

He said that it was “also long overdue.” On Juneteenth, 1865, the last group of enslaved individuals in America learnt of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, which had taken place two and a half years previously. When the suggestion eventually reached Washington, D.C., 156 years later, “Maybe we should celebrate this?”

The 14 Republicans who voted against the bill in the House shared a characteristic, as Colbert and Jimmy Fallon noted.

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