Articles Posted by Malon Murphy

Juneteenth: The Long Road To Liberation

by on June 18, 2019 0

On June 19th, 1865 Union General Gordon Granger paraded approximately 1,800 federal troops to Galveston, Texas to deliver a long overdue message—“The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free…” The message marked the end of an era. After 246 years, […]

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