Bill Nye Gets Schooled on Juneteenth and the History of Slavery in the United States

The beloved TV scientist got schooled after posting a celebratory Juneteenth

that contained misinformation about the holiday, which marks the anniversary of Union Major General Gordon Granger.

His troops arriving in Galveston, Texas, and informing residents of the Emancipation Proclamation

Nye posted a selfie on Sunday, June 19, 2022, with a copy of the Constitution

The company said most roles didn’t require previous experience and successful applicants would be provided training.

 Slavery wasn't actually abolished nationwide until six months later in December 1865

Nye's post, they were still quick to point out inaccuracies to prevent further misunderstanding of the new federal holiday.

 "Bill Nye is right about building America but slaves weren’t freed until Dec 1865 when 13th amendment was ratified.