Juneteenth: Definition

Juneteenth: Definition

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Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. Note that this was two and a half years after President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation - which had become official January 1, 1863. The Emancipation Proclamation had little impact on the Texans due to the minimal number of Union troops to enforce the new Executive Order. However, with the surrender of General Lee in April of 1865, and the arrival of General Granger's regiment, the forces were finally strong enough to influence and overcome the resistance.

Later attempts to explain this two and a half year delay in the receipt of this important news have yielded several versions that have been handed down through the years. Often told i ...READ MORE

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New WORLD CHANGERS MEET UP on JUNE 22nd at 12:00 PM at the ABC2 Community Farm

The ABC2 Foundation is having the next WORLD CHANGERS MEET UP on JUNE 22nd at the ABC2 Community Farm on 362 Williams Scott Road in Enfield, NC 27823

Call / text 252 592 1197 or e-mail Ceo@ABC2NC.org for more information.  

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The World Changers Program is a network of youth working collectively for positive community change.
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wORLD sTAR cHOPS Now Available From @DJ_tR1pL_6ixx #ChoppedAndScrewed

The First Mixtape of The Weekly Summer Series! Catch @DJ_tR1pL_6ixx dropping a NEW MIXTAPE every single week ALL SUMMER LONG!
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#WellnessWed:  Actress TARAJI P. HENSON opens up about Mental Health At Congressional Hearing

Award-winning actress Taraji P. Henson spoke candidly
about mental health issues affecting the youth in
the African American community at a congressional
hearing on Friday. "I'm here to appeal to you
because this is a national crisis," she stated. "I am here using my celebrity, using my voice, to
put a face to this, because I also suffer from
depression and anxiety," she continued.
"If you're a human living in today's world,

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Yo Gotti Fights To Save His Fortune From Rapper Who Won $6.6 Million Judgment

Yo Gotti's lawyers are attempting to have a $6.6 million default judgment against the rap star vacated.Yo Gotti's lawyers claim their client was never properly served with a lawsuit filed against him by Stack Money Empire and their artist Young Fletcher, who won the huge award in May.
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The Obamas Sign Deal With Spotify To Produce Podcasts

The Obamas are out here securing the bag. After inking a book deal worth over $65 million with Penguin Random House and signing a multi-year agreement to produce films and shows for Netflix, the couple is now joining forces with Spotify to produce podcasts, CBS Chicago reported. The Obamas signed a deal with the audio streaming platform through their company Higher Ground Productions. They launched the company in 2018 as an avenue to bring diverse ... Read more

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