Sunday, May 26, 2024

Juneteenth Essay Contest 2024

Submit your Juneteenth essay to Sam Houston


Submit yourJuneteenth essay to Sam Houston by emailing him at  All entries should arrive to his email by May 17th 2024

Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States that commemorates the end of slavery. The name is a combination of the words "June" and "nineteenth". It honors June 19, 1865, when enslaved Black Americans in Galveston, Texas were informed of their freedom.