Today is Juneteenth, a celebration that began in Texas but has spread across the country as a celebration of black culture.
It is the coolest national holiday, for five reasons:
5. The name itself
Thank God it's not known as The 19th of June, or even the other proposed names, like the clunky Emanc ... More >>
Juneteenth, the holiday celebrating the emancipation of slaves in the United States, first began in Galveston, and as such, the area around Houston is home to some of the biggest and most lavish Juneteenth celebrations in the world.
The June 19 holiday, also sometimes called Emancipation Day or Fre ... More >>