Taylor Swift Talks Juneteenth And Confederate Monuments

Published June 19, 2020 36 Views

Rumble On Friday, singer Taylor Swift announced that she would commemorate Juneteenth by giving her employees the day off.
According to CNN, the pop singer also shared a video from The Root on social media.
It explained why Juneteenth should be a holiday and how it marks the day slavery officially ended in the U.S.
Swift also said that she would spend Juneteenth to "continue to educate myself on the history that brought us to this present moment."
Swift also said that the Confederate monuments in her adopted home state of Tennessee "make her sick."
She wrote on social media, "...It makes me sick that there are monuments standing in our state that celebrate racist historical figures who did evil things."