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JUNETEENTH, JUNE 19, 1865  |   came to mark a new beginning and a true independence day for African American Texans. The first official Texas Juneteenth celebration was organized by the Freedmen’s Bureau and it was held in Austin in 1867.   For many years resolutions recognizing the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day have been introduced in Congress by a number of senators and the hope is that some day, the Juneteenth is recognized as a national holiday.

JUNETEENTH, JUNE 19, 1865 | came to mark a new beginning and a true independence day for African American Texans. The first official Texas Juneteenth celebration was organized by the Freedmen’s Bureau and it was held in Austin in 1867. For many years resolutions recognizing the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day have been introduced in Congress by a number of senators and the hope is that some day, the Juneteenth is recognized as a national holiday.

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1971 Cost of Living, according to a 'Remember When' booklet for birthdays

1971 Cost of Living, according to a 'Remember When' booklet for birthdays

Keith Foster's photo.

Keith Foster's photo.

Louis D. De Saussure – 55 Prime Negroes, Accustomed to the culture of Rice. By Louis D. De Saussure. (1857)

Louis D. De Saussure – 55 Prime Negroes, Accustomed to the culture of Rice. By Louis D. De Saussure. (1857)

I love it. The anti Beyonce rallying cry means nothing. I just care about my people getting her message.

I love it. The anti Beyonce rallying cry means nothing. I just care about my people getting her message.

Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present

Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present

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