The Continuance of Hiding Truths

The Continuance of Hiding Truths

A local media outlet invited me to write a “letter to the ancestors,” in commemoration of Juneteenth. In the letter, I was asked to thank the ancestors for all that they gave in the hope that we would one day experience the freedoms and opportunities afforded others...
The Prophetic Echoes of Juneteenth

The Prophetic Echoes of Juneteenth

Slavery didn’t officially end in Texas until June 19, 1865, when approximately 250,000 ex-slaves heard the news from Major Gen. Gordon Granger of the Union Army. The general cited General Orders, Number 3: “The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance...