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Pharrell Williams: Juneteenth ‘should be a holiday for everybody’


Music superstar Pharrell Williams has been very involved in the push to make Juneteenth a paid holiday in his home state of Virginia, an effort that became a reality earlier this week. Now he talks to TODAY about making Juneteenth a nationwide holiday. He says Black Americans “never really had our Independence Day like we should have” and calls a federal Juneteenth holiday “the human right thing to do.”