Juneteenth is upon us, y'all, and while shows like black-ish have been having the conversation about this previously ignored milestone since as early as 2017, the newly minted federal holiday only just became such a year ago, when President Biden signed it into legislature. This, of course, means paying attention to this major event in Black History hasn't been a profitable move for very long, and it shows, because it feels like there isn't a damn thing to watch. The aforementioned black-ish episode aside, I'm hard pressed to find anything truly noteworthy to tell anyone to watch, or even watch myself. I could personally list for you, right now, shows with the best Halloween episodes, and if we start talking about Christmas, I mean, forget it. That fruit can't hang any lower. The point is, my attempt to celebrate this holiday in the same fashion that I do my job -- by watching TV -- has only led me to the realization that Juneteenth is a severely under-served holiday. So, the questions to be asked are, "Why?" and, "Is there really nothing to watch?" Fortunately, I've got answers for both.
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