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.
Today The Nation Joins Texas Celebrating JuneteenthToday is Juneteenth the day our nation commemorates the de facto end of slavery in the United States.
Volunteers Clean Up North Texas Slave Cemetery On MLK DayThe birthday of Martin Luther King Junior served as the inspiration for a project to restore dignity and respect to a cemetery where slaves are buried.
Frederick Douglass' July 4 Speeches Trace American HistoryMore than a century after his death, Frederick Douglass and July 4 remain profoundly intertwined.
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.
UN: Some Rape Victims Of Islamic State 'Like Living Corpses'Despite all humanitarian efforts, Pramila Patten said, "I find a gross lack of both physical and mental health, psycho-social support, and especially in the quality of the psycho-social support that is required by survivors of sexual violence."
Armed Protesters Fear Removal Of Texas Hero's StatueHundreds of individuals, some armed, gathered at a Houston park Saturday to protest what they believe are efforts to remove a statue of Texas hero Sam Houston because he owned slaves.
Teacher Disciplined After Telling Students To Write 'Fun' Slave SongA Maryland high school teacher has been disciplined after encouraging students to "have fun" writing a slave song for an assignment as part of a lesson on abolitionist Frederick Douglass.
Publisher Apologizes For Textbook Calling Slaves 'Workers'The publisher of a high school textbook that referred to slaves brought to America as "workers" is apologizing and says more diversity will be added to review boards.
Texas Quilters Perform “Secret Codes Of The Underground Railroad”It all began after the ladies of the Pleasant Hill Quilt Club read a book about the Underground Railroad. Now the Pleasant Hill Quilt Club regularly performs their play “The Secret Codes of the Underground Railroad.”