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Former Detroit Lions players speak up on Juneteenth

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The Lions gave some former players a platform to celebrate Juneteenth.

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Earlier in the week, the Detroit Lions officially recognized today, June 19—”Juneteenth”—as a permanent organizational holiday. The holiday commemorates the end of slavery in the United States.

So the Lions Twitter account spent the day giving a platform to some former Lions players to share their thoughts on the holiday and race in America.

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Note: The Lions have been adding videos all throughout the day. I will do my best to continually add to this article as they release more videos.