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Juneteenth Honors Freedom and Equality

Juneteenth - Celebration of Freedom

On June 19th every year, people take time to honor the anniversary of Juneteenth—the date in 1865 when news of the Emancipation Proclamation finally reached Texas. (As part of the Confederacy, slaves in that state were not freed until well after the end of the Civil War.) That summer, Union Army troops reached Galveston Bay […]

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