TAMIU observes new Juneteenth national holiday

Updated: Jun. 18, 2021 at 5:31 PM CDT
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LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) - TAMIU is observing the new Juneteenth holiday.

In historic action on Friday, President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act establishing June 19 as a national holiday.

In recognition of the historic nature of this event, the A&M system will also observe this holiday.

University offices and services were closed on Friday but will reopen Monday, June 21st.

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