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Honoring Texas History this Juneteenth Holiday

  (photo courtesy of Emancipation Park Conservancy by Mark Herboth) Although the world is just discovering the significance of June 19th, we have long celebrated the day here in Houston. A blending of the words June and nineteenth, Juneteenth is the oldest known US celebration of the end of slavery and commemorates June 19, 1865,

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