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We need a real celebration for 150th Juneteenth - The Galveston County Daily News : Guest Columns

November 20, 2014

We need a real celebration for 150th Juneteenth

Posted: Thursday, July 3, 2014 12:15 am

I was standing in the checkout line in one of our community supermarkets when I overheard two African-American youths discussing Juneteenth.

Both youngsters had witnessed some of the events, but they did not understand how Juneteenth affected them. They hinted that there was no real explanation.

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