Dallas' MLK Center Hosts Juneteenth Drive Thru: 'We Celebrate In Honor Of Freedom'Volunteers also distributed non-perishables, toys, hygiene and cleaning products.
As Texans Celebrate Juneteenth Push Strengthens To Make The Emancipation Day A National HolidayTexans have celebrated Juneteenth for 155 years, but this year -- as the world joins America protesting and speaking out about racial injustice -- the observance has grown larger and has an added importance.
93-Year-Old Opal Lee Calls For Juneteenth As National Holiday With Walk In Fort WorthOpal Lee, 93, trekked 2.5 miles from downtown Fort Worth to Will Rogers Coliseum Friday to get Juneteenth recognized as a national holiday.
Opal Lee On Hand As Fort Worth Filmmaker Channing Godfrey Peoples Premiers 'Miss Juneteenth'Miss Juneteenth tells the story of a former beauty queen who is now a single mom, preparing her daughter for the Miss Juneteenth pageant and steering the teen towards roads not traveled.
Texas Sen. John Cornyn To File Bill To Make Juneteenth A Federal HolidayTexas Sen. John Cornyn announced Thursday that he will be introducing a bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday.
Houston Texans Head Coach Bill O'Brien Plans To Kneel With Players During Anthem This SeasonO'Brien canceled virtual team activities for June 9 and instead encouraged players to go to the funeral for George Floyd.
Trump Tulsa Rally Tickets Come With Disclaimer: Can't Sue If Catch CoronavirusWhen supporters go online to register for tickets to the event, they will see a disclaimer acknowledging risk of exposure to coronavirus.
Today The Nation Joins Texas Celebrating JuneteenthToday is Juneteenth the day our nation commemorates the de facto end of slavery in the United States.
Dallas Students Get Juneteenth History LessonTuesday in Dallas, school children walked through a long-held exhibition, gazing at photographs of men and women who were the descendants of those slaves freed 153 years ago.
Woman Shares Mission To Make Juneteenth A National Holiday"I want you to pass on to your children, your grandchildren, your great-grandchildren that none of us are free until we are all free."
Texas Cities Mark Juneteenth With Family EventsCommunities across Texas have celebrated Juneteenth with flags, food and historic remembrances of when Texas slaves, more than 150 years ago, learned that they were free.
Ninety-Year-Old Walks 1,360 Miles To Raise Juneteenth AwarenessOpal Lee, 90, of Fort Worth is planning on walking from Fort Worth to Washington, D.C. to raise awareness on her campaign.
Obama Delivers Statement On Juneteenth ObservancePresident Obama delivered a statement Sunday to commemorate Juneteenth.
Dallas Pride Festival Gains More Security, More AttendeesThe celebration of Dallas Southern Pride Juneteenth festival carried two side effects of the Orlando mass murder. More security and more people.
Dallas Commemorates Juneteenth Weekend Amid TragedyThis weekend, the shooting at a church in South Carolina is weighing heavy on events in North Texas marking Juneteenth. Organizers in Dallas this weekend are encouraging diversity and the need for communities come together in light of the recent tragedy.