Supplemental Health Care Donates to the Equal Justice Initiative in Honor of Juneteenth
Juneteenth is celebrated each year on June 19. I will admit that, while I had heard of Juneteenth, until this year, I didn’t know exactly what this day was really about. Juneteenth commemorates the day, June 19, 1865, when General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, to proclaim that all slaves in Texas were now free. That day was almost two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation had freed all slaves; however, because Texas was the most remote of all the slave states,..
By Greg Palmer
Jun 19, 2020