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President Joe Biden hosts Juneteenth concert at White House (11 images)

By Wade Sheridan

President Joe Biden, along with Vice President Kamala Harris, hosted a Juneteenth concert at the White House in Washington on Monday. Roy Wood Jr., Kirk Franklin, Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle performed. Juneteenth celebrates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans on June 19 and was declared a federal holiday by Biden in 2021.



Left to right, second gentleman Doug Emhoff, Vice President Kamala Harris, President Joe Biden and Philonise Floyd, George Floyd's brother, attend a Juneteenth concert on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on June 10, 2024. Photo by Ting Shen/UPI
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Biden speaks onstage. Photo by Ting Shen/UPI
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Harris offers remarks. Photo by Ting Shen/UPI
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Comedian Roy Wood Jr. takes the stage. Photo by Ting Shen/UPI
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