Subject:

Miguel Taylor

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    Juneteenth Music Festival to be the biggest and best yet

    Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, effectively ending slavery for all Americans. But the news did not reach Texas until June of 1865, when Union General Gordon Granger stormed into Galveston with 2,000 troops to tell the people of Texas that, under General Order ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Summer Guide 2012: Juneteenth Music Festival

    Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. But the news did not reach those still enslaved in Texas until June 19, 1865, when Union Major General Gordon Granger stormed into Galveston to enforce the proclamation, declaring that all slaves were free. Since then, June 18 ... More >>

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