Black America is poised on Saturday to observe Juneteenth, one of the oldest celebrations commemorating the end of slavery and religious oppression. Nearly two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas, on June 19, 1865 to announce that the Civil War had ended and that slaves were free. […]
Dr. Gregory Carr, Rev. Ronald Myers and Cliff Robinson, founder of Juneteenth.com joined Roland Martin Thursday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the observance and history of Juneteenth Day. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 a.m. EST on TV One.
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