Bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday passes Senate

Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, who introduced the Juneteenth bill along with Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, praised the passage of the legislation on his Twitter account, writing, “Happy that my bill to recognize Juneteenth as a national holiday just passed the Senate.”

Biden commemorates Tulsa Massacre 100th anniversary

During the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa race massacre, President Joe Biden announced he has tapped Vice President Kamala Harris to lead efforts in stricter voter protection as well as pushing for police reform.