Juneteenth celebration held in Altus to commemorate Emancipation Proclamation

By Katrina Goforth - kgoforth@civitasmedia.com

Juneteenth is a worldwide celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, the news of the end of the Civil War and President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation reached Galveston, […]

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