Juneteenth

History of Juneteenth

http://youtu.be/SKj9na4mlPU Presented by Dr. Shennette Garrett-Scott Wednesday, June 19, at the Allen Public Library. Her program traces the history of ...

Juneteenth: Freedom At Last

Slavery persisted in the South even after the Emancipation Proclamation and the passage of the 13th Amendment. In the most remote corners of the ...

What is Juneteenth?

Why is there no national holiday that marks the end of slavery in the United States? There are a number of very clear reasons. So let's just start first by educating ...

A Juneteenth story

Juneteenth celebrates the anniversary of the days when Texas rejoined the union and the last confederate slaves won their freedom. Hari Jones, curator of the ...

Instagram: A Juneteenth story

Juneteenth celebrates the anniversary of the days when Texas rejoined the union and the last confederate slaves won their freedom. Hari Jones, curator of the ...

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