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NAACP calls Ikea’s Juneteenth menu waiver ’empty’

Ikea's apology for its controversial Juneteenth-themed lunch menu is leaving a bad taste in the mouths of Georgia's black community leaders. An Atlanta branch...

IKEA Juneteenth menu of watermelon, fried chicken sparks outrage

An effort to honor the Juneteenth has backfired spectacularly for a Georgia Ikea. An Atlanta branch of a Scandinavian furniture chain has sparked outrage over...

Controversial under Trump, federal leave under Biden

(L-R) Eighty-four-year-old activist and retired teacher Opal Lee, better known as Juneteenth's grandmother, speaks with US President Joe Biden as he signed the Juneteenth...

From the Doctor to ‘Black Panther’, what to watch on Juneteenth

Juneteenth celebrates the liberation of African Americans who were enslaved. Historically the day, now a federal holiday, commemorates the enforcement of the Emancipation...

SEC closed for Juneteen, markets will remain open

The Securities and Exchange Commission will close Friday in observance of the new federal holiday Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the...

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Sears is closing its last store in its home state of Illinois

A shopping cart sits in the parking lot of a Sears retail store on March 22, 2017 in Schaumburg, Illinois. Kmart and Sears,...