Tulsa city and county adopt Juneteenth as official holiday

FILE — This in the Aug. 21, 2020, file photo shows Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum at his campaign headquarters in Tulsa, Okla. The city of Tulsa and Tulsa County have each announced they will officially recognize Juneteenth as a holiday. June 19 will be an additional paid holiday for city and county employees beginning in 2022.