Texas Senate Honors Opal Lee For Helping Make Juneteenth National HolidayLt. Gov. Dan Patrick also announced he will recommend the Senate have a portrait of Opal Lee made and added to the chamber.
Opal Lee's Annual Walk Was Extra Special Saturday After Juneteenth Becomes Federal Holiday"Please continue the kinds of things that you know we need to become one people, you hear? It's not a White thing. It's not a Black thing. It's an American thing," Opal Lee said to a crowd in Fort Worth on Saturday.
Much Happening In DFW For Juneteenth Including Walk With Opal LeeOpal Lee’s Walk for Juneteenth happens in Fort Worth at 10:00 a.m. Saturday.
Lifelong Efforts Of Fort Worth's Opal Lee Has Juneteenth On Way To Becoming Federal HolidayThe U.S. House joined the Senate on Wednesday, June 16 overwhelmingly voting to make Juneteenth a federal holiday. The bill is now headed to President Biden‘s desk.
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.
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."