Dallas Cowboys Recognizing Juneteenth As Company Holiday

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By NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

The Dallas Cowboys are now recognizing Juneteenth as a company holiday and is giving employees a paid day off.

The announcement comes days after the NFL announced it was recognizing the Juneteenth  as a paid holiday. 

June 19th is recognized as the day Texas finally got word that all slaves had been freed.

It's a holiday in 47 states , including Texas where it's been a state holiday for 40 years. 

There is now a new push to make it a federal holiday.