The “Grandmother of Juneteenth” and the man who contributed to parts of of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s most famous speech received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Joe Bide at the White House on Friday. They were among 19 people, including current and former elected officials, to be given the highest civilian honor. […]

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