Black History

Juneteenth: The Other Independence Day

Imagine this: It’s June 19, 1865. You are a slave in Galveston, Texas, and have spent your entire life in bondage, in which you’ve endured numerous cruelties. Suddenly, all that changes when General Granger of the Union Army arrives in town with news: Slavery has been abolished and all slaves are officially and legally free. […]

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