CELEBRATING FREEDOM

Celebrating and honoring

The Juneteenth National Holiday

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Hometown
Heroes

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Banquet

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Family
Festival

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Recognizing And Honoring The History of Juneteenth

"If this part of our history could be told in such a way that those chains of the past, those shackles that physically bound us together against our wills could, in the telling, become spiritual links that willingly bind us together now and into the future, then that painful Middle Passage could become, ironically, a positive connecting line to all of us whether living inside or outside the continent of Africa."

​- Tom Feelings

What The Community Is Saying

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“As Americans, it's important to learn about our shared past and to better understand the experiences that have shaped our nation”

Mayor Derrick Henry

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“This event is so important, that it crosses all racial, ethnic and socioeconomic lines..”

Sheriff Mike Chitwood

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“We are privileged to celebrate, honor and pay tribute to the great slave men and women who worked two years as slaves in Texas after slavery had ended.”

Linda McGee