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In celebration of Juneteenth - June 19, 1865, the day that Union soldiers freed slaves at Galveston, Texas, one of the last remaining pockets of slavery in the former Confederacy - Lyles Station Historic School in Gibson County will host a three-day observance with emphasis on fellowship starting Wednesday.
Organizers of the Texas Reds Steak and Grape Festival in Downtown Bryan have said the 2013 edition will be dedicated to the city's firefighters, and a charitable donation will be made in honor of injured Firefighters Ricky Mantey and Mitch Moran, along with the late Lieutenants Eric Wallace and Greg Pickard.
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South Church was filled with song, prayer and dance as more than 300 people participated in the inaugural Juneteenth celebration Saturday afternoon.
The bands played and the backbone stew steeped as the Juneteenth celebration was held Saturday at the Farmer's Market Pavillion in Opelousas.
Speakers will be Mel Johnson, Jr., professional actor who will do a monologue and sing a tune from his Frederick Douglas show; and Joe Washington, an educator and jazz historian who taught Cultural History of Jazz at SUNY and CUNY.
The sound of step dancers' stomping feet on a raised stage filled the air in Mellis Park outside the King-Kennedy Memorial Center.
James Brooks, president of the Gainesville-Hall County Black History Society, unfurls the Juneteenth flag Saturday at Gainesville's first celebration of the occasion on the Midtown Greenway.
The iconic image of television's Andy Griffith and son Opie heading to their favorite fishing spot while the song The Fishin' Hole is whistled in the background is an image that many Gulf Coast fathers replicate with their children.
It wasn't an early Fourth of July celebration, but a unique historical and community fiesta that started in the Southwest and is now celebrated worldwide.
The festival commemorates the march of union soldiers into Galveston, Texas, and the freeing of remaining slaves after the end of the civil war.
Re-enactments and speeches added a historical twist to the lively Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday at Susan B. Anthony Square.
Local students learned important lessons about black history Saturday as they celebrated the Juneteenth holiday at Valencia College 's West Campus.