Commemorating Juneteenth and Supporting Black Lives Matter

On June 19, 1865, enslaved African-Americans in Galveston, Texas, were told they were free. Now, 155 years later, people in cities and towns across the U.S. continue to mark the occasion with celebrations.  (Here are brief guides to what you should know about Juneteenth from the New York Times and the Congressional Research Service.) Juneteenth […]