Juneteenth Celebration

June 19, 2022 Brittany J. Rosario 0

Juneteenth is currently an unofficial American holiday (revised 2022, see updates below) celebrated on June 19th to commemorate Union General Gordon Granger’s reading of federal orders in the city of Galveston, Texas, on 19 June 1865, proclaiming that all enslaved persons in the U.S. state of Texas were now free. Read More Read More

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Civil Rights Act & Voting Rights Act

July 2, 2020 Brittany J. Rosario 0

Following the Civil War, a group of constitutional amendments worked together to establish the beginning of civil rights in America – the abolishment of slavery (13 Amendment), the citizenship of former slaves (14th Amendment), giving all men the right to vote regardless of race (15th Amendment), and giving women the Read More Read More