Til Victory is Won

June 21, 2021

Today is the day after Juneteenth, the first time in history the federal government has recognized the day commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans from chattel slavery. The last time the federal government introduced a new federal holiday was Martin Luther King Day in 1983. While first established in Texas as a state holiday, […]

Juneteenth: The day of Jubilee

June 18, 2020

Reparation New Orleans is calling for Africans Americans to march for reparations on Juneteenth (June 19, 2020) at 9:00 a.m. starting at Nora Navra Library Juneteenth has grown to be a traditional African American holiday that is steadily becoming on par with Kwanza. The holiday commemorates the arrival of federal troops in Galveston, Texas. Why […]

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