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Opal Lee Juneteenth petition reaches 1 million signatures

On Sunday, June 21, 2020, Opal Lee’s Change.org petition for Congress to make Juneteenth a federally observed holiday, reached one million signatures....

This year, Juneteenth takes on new meaning for black Texans, as push to make holiday with Texas roots goes national

By Stacy FernándezJune 19, 2020 Setting the pace for Fort Worth’s Juneteenth caravan on Friday is 93-year-old Opal Lee....

AP Explains: Juneteenth marks when last slaves were freed

By TERRY TANG Associated Press Juneteenth commemorates when all enslaved African Americans learned they were free 155 years ago....

Juneteenth celebration to have caravan, virtual aspects this year

In lieu of the traditional Juneteenth parade this year, Fort Worth residents have an opportunity to participate in...

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Probe into ‘discarded’ ballots becomes campaign outrage fuel

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