Freedom Day


Examples of Freedom Day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But in parallel to the Pride flag’s having become commonplace, the symbol — which was introduced at the 1978 Gay Freedom Day march in San Francisco — has been increasingly smeared by conservative media and right-wing online personalities. Matt Lavietes, NBC News, 23 Aug. 2023 It is also known as African American Freedom Day or Emancipation Day. Leada Gore |, al, 19 June 2023 The holiday has also been called Juneteenth Independence Day, Freedom Day, second Independence Day, and Emancipation Day. Travis Andersen,, 19 June 2023 Brian Williams, a founding member of Skokie United, said organizers were excited to hold the third annual Skokie Community Juneteenth event, a celebration of Emancipation or Freedom Day, at Oakton Park, from 1 to 7 p.m. on Saturday. Gina Grillo, Chicago Tribune, 19 June 2023 In 2021, President Joe Biden designated Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, as a federal holiday. Maggie Horton, Country Living, 19 June 2023 The holiday, observed on June 19, is also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, and has been celebrated by communities across the country for more than a century. Emily Mae Czachor, CBS News, 18 June 2023 It is also known as Emancipation Day, Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Juneteenth Independence Day and Black Independence Day, according to the Congressional Research Service. Helen Rummel, The Arizona Republic, 16 June 2023 The holiday is also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day. Bailey Schulz, USA TODAY, 16 June 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Freedom Day was in 1931

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“Freedom Day.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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