JUNETEENTH

In the shadow of Texas limits on voting rights and lessons about race in school, Juneteenth celebrates Black history, progress and families

Amid a rise in conservative efforts opposed to teaching the lingering impacts of slavery and racism, the descendants of formerly enslaved people are using the Juneteenth holiday to educate younger generations.

By Jaden Edison, The Texas Tribune
Posted 6/19/22

Standing under a wooden pavilion on land settled by African Americans during Reconstruction, Virginia Stewart Miller used her microphone to check the pulse of the crowd …

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