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Juneteenth event commemorates end of slavery
June 20, 2017 Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States in1865. It was on June 19, the Union soldiers led by Major General Gordon Granger, arrived at Galveston, Texas, with news that the war had ended and ...
Juneteenth celebration commemorates end of slavery
June 19, 2017 Dianne Nixon and Christopher Aitkens pose Monday with a newly unveiled bust of their father, James Aitkens, at the Juneteenth celebration held at the Finding Our Roots African-American Museum in Houma.[Chris Heller/Staff - houmatoday/dailycomet].
Juneteenth and the End of American Slavery
June 19, 2017 Juneteenth, however, as a day to mark the “end” of slavery in the United States, has always been a puzzle. General Granger based his general order on a proclamation from President Abraham Lincoln who had been dead since the middle of April.
What is Juneteenth? Day marks the end of slavery in the United States
June 19, 2017 There is no one reason why there was a two and a half year delay in letting Texas know about the abolition of slavery in the United States, according to Juneteenth.com. The historical site said some accounts place the delay on a messenger who was ...
Separating Fact From Myth on Slavery
June 19, 2017 This undated illustration shows pre-Civil War life depicting African men in slave pens in Washington, D.C., circa 1849-1850. (AP).
St. Louis' Juneteenth gathering celebrates the end of slavery, the power of family and more
June 18, 2017 Candy Horskins, of St. Louis, films the Juneteenth parade as it passes down Taylor Avenue on its way to Beckett Park in St. Louis during St. Louis' second annual Juneteenth Holiday Parade and Celebration on Sunday, June 18, 2017. The event ...
Juneteenth lecture in Las Vegas highlights slavery, equality
June 17, 2017 Broadcast journalist Malcolm W. Adams gestures at the crowd as he speaks during a Juneteenth culture and history lecture at the West Las Vegas Library on Saturday, June 17, 2017.
Gary celebrates end of slavery with Juneteenth event
June 17, 2017 Danien Walls, left, leads while Fredrick Carter, 8, of Gary, enjoys his first ride on a horse as part of the Juneteenth Day celebration Saturday in Gary at Roosevelt Park.
Historic Stagville's Juneteenth celebration provides history lesson on slavery, emancipation
June 17, 2017 Ten-year-old Keith McNeil was learning what it was like to be a young slave on an antebellum plantation at Saturday's Juneteenth celebration at Historic Stagville. Children couldn't choose what they want to eat. They didn't have modern stoves and ...
Juneteenth: Freedom from slavery celebrated in Williamson County
June 17, 2017 Just before the 152nd anniversary of the day the last slaves in the United States were emancipated, the African American Heritage Society of Williamson County held a special celebration at the McLemore House in Franklin on Saturday titled "Lest We ...
The Morning News: Chelsea Manning Is Free, More on the Modern-Day Slavery Story Blowing Up Your Facebook Feed
May 17, 2017 That Haunting Atlantic Story You've Been Hearing About: It's "My Family's Slave" by the late Alex Tizon, author and former journalist for The Seattle Times.
Andrew Jackson, Slavery, and Historians by Cheathem
May 2, 2017 In today's "Morning Must Read," Bloomberg's Tom Keene highlights comments from Mark R. Cheathem of Cumberland University on Andrew Jackson and slavery as they relate to comments made by President Trump. He speaks with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli ...
Memo to Dr. Ben Carson: WGN's 'Underground' Reminds Us Slavery Was the American Nightmare
March 7, 2017 Memo to Dr. Ben Carson: WGN's 'Underground' Reminds Us Slavery Was the American Nightmare. 03/08/2017 12:05 am ET.
People react after Ben Carson compares slavery to immigration
March 7, 2017 Housing a Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson asks people to raise their hands and take the nice challenge as he speaks to HUD employees in Washington, Monday, March 6, 2017.
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