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From Juneteenth to Reparations: The Freedom Promise of Unfinished Resolve
Jun17

From Juneteenth to Reparations: The Freedom Promise of Unfinished Resolve

 Making Contact · From Juneteenth to Reparations: The Freedom Promise of Unfinished Resolve (ENCORE) Juneteenth also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, is the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th Major Gen. Gordon Granger came to Galveston, Texas, to inform a reluctant community that President Abraham Lincoln, two years earlier, had...

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From Juneteenth to Reparations: The Freedom Promise of Unfinished Resolve
Jun19

From Juneteenth to Reparations: The Freedom Promise of Unfinished Resolve

Juneteenth Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, is the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th Major Gen. Gordon Granger came to Galveston, Texas, to inform a reluctant community that President Abraham Lincoln, two years earlier, had abolished slavery in the U.S. In this show, we’ll explore the history of Juneteenth...

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