The Significance of Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom and Resilience

June 19, 2024

Juneteenth, celebrated on June 19th, marks a pivotal moment in American history—the end of slavery in the United States. This holiday commemorates the day in 1865 when Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, and announced the freedom of enslaved African Americans, more than two years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. […]

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