The June day demonstration to celebrate the 155th anniversary of the end of slavery swept across the United States

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 The June day demonstration to celebrate the 155th anniversary of the end of slavery swept across the United States


Many demonstrations in Washington, D.C., New York, Los Angeles and other major cities attracted a large number of participants. There are also commemorations in some cities in Texas.

In downtown Washington, thousands of people marched in the intermittent rain, chanting Freuds name and the slogan life is life for black people. Some protesters gathered on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House, shouting stop funding police and other slogans to protest against police violence.

On June 19, people attended a rally near the White House in Washington, D.C. (photographed by Liu Jie from Xinhua News Agency)

New York people held June Festival celebrations and demonstrations in the streets, parks and other places on the same day. In the past few weeks, various activities have continued in New York to protest against the violent law enforcement by the police and against racial discrimination. Some people told the media that although the June Festival has been held every year, it is of special significance this year. This is also the first time many people have participated in the June Festival related activities.

New York Mayor debrasio announced the same day that next years June Festival will become the citys official festival. The history of African Americans is also the history of the United States, he said on social media.

(function(){( window.slotbydup=window .slotbydup||[]).push({id:u6056789,container:ssp_ 6056789, async:true }On June 19, the parade took the streets of Manhattan, New York, USA. (Photo by Wang Ying, Xinhua News Agency) there are dozens of related activities in California, downtown Los Angeles and surrounding towns. In addition to many street demonstrations, some Hollywood people, the University of Southern California and other institutions also discussed racial equality and shared life experiences in the form of forums and video conferences. Former US President Barack Obama tweeted the same day that the commemoration of June day was never to celebrate victory or accept the status quo, but celebrate progress. He pointed out that despite the painful years, the United States still has the possibility of change and has a long way to go. June day was previously officially celebrated in some states of the United States. Some American politicians and civil rights activists have called for June day to be a federal holiday. Read the resolution adopted by the United Nations to express strong condemnation of the death of black Americans. Merkel called the United States polarizing seriously: the murder of Freud was a terrorist Obama: the United States was unable to eradicate racism for 400 years at a stroke. Source: Xinhua all media editor: Han Jiapeng_ NN9841

On June 19, a parade took place in Manhattan, New York, USA. (photographed by Xinhua News Agency reporter Wang Ying)

There are dozens of related activities in California, downtown Los Angeles and surrounding towns. In addition to many street demonstrations, some Hollywood people, the University of Southern California and other institutions also discussed racial equality and shared life experiences in the form of forums and video conferences.

Former US President Barack Obama tweeted the same day that the commemoration of June day was never to celebrate victory or accept the status quo, but celebrate progress. He pointed out that despite the painful years, the United States still has the possibility of change and has a long way to go.

June day was previously officially celebrated in some states of the United States. Some American politicians and civil rights activists have called for June day to be a federal holiday.