Juneteenth

June 19, 2013
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Juneteenth: Holiday Commemorating The Abolition Of Slavery In Texas

June 19, 2013 - Segment 1 - We honor Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating June 19, 1865, when the abolition of slavery was announced in Texas. Center for Emerging Media Cultural Editor and renowned blues and gospel singer Lea Gilmore co-hosts a conversation about Juneteenth, as well as a celebration of classic female blues artists of the 1920s and 1930s.