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A Texas holiday causes confusion
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Editorial
A Texas holiday causes confusion
What is the merit in having Black progeny be conscious of the 2½ year extended servitude of Black slaves who had been freed by Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation?
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Opinion
Who’s the GOP kidding?
First, it was Juneteenth. Now it’s Willie O’Ree. Let’s take both and then try to see what the GOP is up to.
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Opinion
After Juneteenth, what does this 4th of July mean?
This July 4th, America will celebrate 245 years of independence from British rule. However, when President Joe Biden signed into law Juneteenth as a  federal holiday, it forces Americans to take a sterner look at what this July 4th means.
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A Texas holiday goes national
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Editorial
A Texas holiday goes national
A uniquely Texas holiday has been adopted as a national holiday as the United States grapples with a racial reckoning sparked by the police murder of George Floyd.
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What is Juneteenth?
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What is Juneteenth?
When Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger issued General Orders, Number 3 and thus emancipating the slaves of Texas on June 19, 1865, he had no idea that he was also establishing the basis for a holiday, “Juneteenth” (“June” plus “Nineteenth”), today the most popular annual celebration of emancipation from slavery in the United States.
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