Kamala Harris, Taylor Swift, and Others Call for Juneteenth to Be Recognized as a National Holiday

Curated via Twitter from Glamour’s twitter account….

Taylor Swift announced on Instagram that her entire staff was given the day off in a video post explaining the meaning behind the holiday. "Personally, I’ve made the decision to give all of my employees June 19th off in honor of Freedom Day from now on, and to continue to educate myself on the history that brought us to this present moment," she wrote in the caption of a video by The Root. "For my family, everything that has transpired recently gives us an opportunity to reflect, listen, and reprogram any part of our lives that hasn’t been loudly and ferociously anti-racist, and to never let privilege lie dormant when it could be used to stand up for what’s right.

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