Juneteenth celebrations held across the city

Juneteenth celebrations held across the city

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Juneteenth: An African-American celebration of freedom and culture

June 19 is known as Freedom Day, Emancipation Day and Juneteenth. It was on that day in 1865 that Union soldiers, led by Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger, made their way to Texas, where the last of the nation's slaves were held.

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Juneteenth celebrations held across the city

Several events took place this past weekend around the city in observance of Juneteenth, the...