Twitter users have been renaming Bill Nye the Science Guy about America's history

Twitter users have been renaming Bill Nye the Science Guy about America's history ...

According to Fox News, Twitter users have rewritten Bill Nye the Science Guy in a social media post about America''s history and Juneteenth.

The federal holiday begins on June 19th and commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in 1865.

Bill Nye wrote a message on Twitter to commemorate the Emancipation Day, but was criticized by certain users who disagreed with him about some information.

Who is Bill Nye?

Bill Nye, a mechanical engineer, science commentator, and television personality, has gained worldwide fame after hosting thesciencetelevision showBill Nye the Science Guy, which has aired between 1993 and 1999.

Nye began his career as a mechanical engineer before leaving BoeinginSeattle in 1986.

He started working on the localsketch TV show Nearly Live!.

In 2017, Netflix released the educational program "Bill Nye Saves the World," which included experts and other guests.

Nye corrected over Juneteenth Twitter post

When he honored Juneteenth on Sunday, Nye expressed on Twitter concerns about certain information about Americas history.

He wrote: Today, the United States, we know today, was erected with the labor of enslaved Black Americans. The last were not freed (officially) until 19 June 1865. Let us remember and remember.

As Juneteenth marks the day when US General Gordon Granger arrived in Texas and revealed that the Emancipation Proclamation was signed two years earlier, several of his followers have corrected him on some issues.

According to one Twitter user in the comment section, this is not true. The 13th Amendment is not commemorated on Juneteenth. It commemorates news of the Emancipation Proclamation reaching Texas. Two union states had slavery until December 1865.

Another person has said that the text is incorrect.

The United States, we know today, was built with the labor of enslaved Black Americans. The last were not freed (officially) until 19 June 1865. Let us remember and remember this. pic.twitter.com/AtfgkoZ3FN

Juneteenth explained

In 1865, the emancipation of enslaved African Americans was honored.

Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation into law on January 1st 1863, annoning that all persons who are held as slaves will be free.

Under General Order No. 3 formally declared slaves in Texas, however, it wasnt until two years later on June 19th 1865 that General Gordon Granger, the Union Army''s ex-minister, was declared slaves in Texas free.

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