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Our Living Heritage: A Juneteenth Play at St. Stephens

Important figures of the struggle were represented and brought to life on the St. Stephens Church stage by members of the congregation. By Darrel Wheeler,...

Juneteenth Celebrates Just One of the United States’ 20 Emancipation Days

By Kris Manjapra, Tufts University The actual day was June 19, 1865, and it was the Black dockworkers in Galveston, Texas, who first heard the...

A History of Juneteenth Celebrations

On June 19, 1865, Union general Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston and issued General Order Number 3, which informed enslaved people in the South...

California Commemorates Juneteenth ’22

The holiday is recognition of June 19th, 1865, the day Union soldiers notified enslaved African Americans in Galveston Bay, Texas that they were free...

TCU Women’s Basketball Honors FW Legend Opal Lee

Each day Opal Lee would travel two and a half miles each day in recognition of the two and a half years that Black...