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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...

Reparations: California Task Force Says It Wants to Get Eligibility Decision Right

By Antonio Ray Harvey | California Black Media After an intense debate on Feb. 24, the California Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals...

COMMENTARY: Not Jumping for Juneteenth

By Julianne Malveaux, NNPA Newswire Contributor High props go to 94-year-old Opal Lee, the Texas woman determined to make Juneteenth a national holiday. Thanks to...

President Biden Signs Juneteenth Holiday into Law

By Stacy M. Brown Beginning on Friday, June 18, federal employees enjoyed the country’s 12th – and perhaps most significant – paid holiday. President Joe Biden...