A Sudden Consensus on Juneteenth; Also, Antidepressants in the (Your) Water

Following years of advocacy, Juneteenth has been made a federal holiday in the U.S. and James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take a look at the way the holiday fits into the U.S. narrative and consider how, after years of this being a disputed matter, an overwhelming consensus supporting the issue was formed in Congress (01:18). The guys also raise the alarm about recent findings on how antidepressants being found in our waterways may be affecting how animals are behaving (21:22).

Following years of advocacy, Juneteenth has been made a federal holiday in the U.S. and James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take a look at the way the holiday fits into the U.S. narrative and consider how, after years of this being a disputed matter, an overwhelming consensus supporting the issue was formed in Congress (01:18).  The guys raise the alarm about recent findings on how antidepressants being found in our waterways may be affecting how animals are behaving (21:22).

One Woman's Decades-Long Fight To Make Juneteenth A U.S. Holiday (NPR)

For Black People In Corporate America, Juneteenth Is About More Than A Day Off (Forbes)

Antidepressants in waterways may make crayfish bolder, increasing risk of predation (National Geographic)