Sunday, May 26, 2024

Juneteenth Essay Contest 2024

Submit your Juneteenth essay to Sam Houston

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Submit yourJuneteenth essay to Sam Houston by emailing him at sam@hcnews.com  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.