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Friday Night Juneteenth Services with Special Guest Thomas Chatterton Williams: The Summer of George Floyd

Jun 17 at 6:00 PM

On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas, and announced the ending of slavery in the United States. No one before had informed the 250,000 enslaved people in far-off Texas that Abraham Lincoln had emancipated them 29 months earlier. The celebration that erupted that day in Galveston spread across Texas, then across the […]

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