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Martha Yates Jones & Pinkie Yates at Antioch Baptist Church in a buggy decorated for the annual Juneteenth celebration (c. 1905). Courtesy of Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library.

Claiming art is also reclaiming space, Juneteenth

Juneteenth could possibly be seen as the most significant event in American history after independence itself—the eradication of American slavery. On June 19, 1865, more […]

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