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Honoring Juneteenth and the Freedmen’s Colony on Roanoke Island

This year, our nation will observe the 156th anniversary of Juneteenth (June 19), the day enslaved African Americans in Galveston,…

This year, our nation will observe the 156th anniversary of Juneteenth (June 19), the day enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas, finally learned they were freed.  Although President Abraham Lincoln issued his..

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