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Juneteenth Celebrations across Central Texas

Here are different events that will be celebrating Juneteenth across the region.

Maiya Turner

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Published: 5:16 PM CDT June 16, 2022
Updated: 5:16 PM CDT June 16, 2022

Juneteenth is a day for Texans to commemorate the African-American struggle for southern independence. A Texas Major General conveyed news that the Civil War had finished and enslaved Africans were now "free" on June 19, 1865, two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. Here are some events that will be celebrating black southern culture and creativity.