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Juneteenth is a celebration for everyone - The Galveston County Daily News : Guest Columns

November 26, 2014

Guest column Juneteenth is a celebration for everyone

Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014 12:20 am

In a little more than two months, we will celebrate Juneteenth.

Each year, individuals and communities around the world gather to commemorate the day Gordan Granger announced General Order No. 3 on June 19, 1865, in Galveston that informed the residents of Texas that slavery had ended.

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