State of South Dakota struggles to recognize Juneteenth legislation

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Published on June 22, 2021 - Duration: 03:06s

State of South Dakota struggles to recognize Juneteenth legislation

Juneteenth was celebrated over the weekend across the country for the first time as a federal holiday.

But South Dakota is still the only state that doesn’t recognize the day on a state level as either a holiday or observance.

Scripps reporter Alexa Liacko traveled there to see why.


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