CSUB professor discusses new law making Juneteenth a federal holiday

Sunrise Interviews

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Dr. Tracey Salisbury, assistant professor of interdisciplinary studies at Cal State Bakersfield, joined 17 News at Sunrise today to discuss President Joe Biden signing a law making Juneteenth a federal holiday.

Salisbury also provided a background on how Juneteenth came about and the significance it holds for African Americans.

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