Commemorating Freedom at the Annual Juneteenth Parade

Commemorating Freedom at the Annual Juneteenth Parade

Mayor Silvester Turner hosted the annual Juneteenth Parade this Saturday in the Acres Homes area in Northwest Houston. The event commemorates the moment when Southern slaves learned they had been freed by the Emancipation Proclamation and rejoiced. (Photos by Mohammad Mia)


Mayor Silvester Turner hosted the annual Juneteenth Parade this Saturday in the Acres Homes area in Northwest Houston. The event commemorates the moment when Southern slaves learned they had been freed by the Emancipation Proclamation and rejoiced. (Photos by Mohammad Mia)
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