Juneteeth, The New Federal Holiday Signed Into Law Thursday
CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KCBS-TV featured Jody Armour of the USC Gould School on the new law that makes Juneteenth a federal holiday. Armour was also interviewed live on KNBC Today in LA and KTTV Good Day in L.A.
"Some people think it's hollow symbolism, but it's really very meaningful. We've been arguing about our shared public life when it comes to symbols for some time now. The Confederate flag, Confederate monuments; we've agreed in a lot of those struggles that symbolism matters."