Exclusive: During Juneteenth and Pride, Whitmer stresses importance of her diverse team

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer declared Wednesday “Juneteenth Celebration Day” after kicking off festivities with Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist at Lansing Community College last week. The governor spoke with the Advance exclusively on Wednesday about the importance of commemorating the day slavery was abolished in the United States in 1865. It was also the same day in … Continue reading Exclusive: During Juneteenth and Pride, Whitmer stresses importance of her diverse team