Juneteenth 2018: Unity in the Community

A brief summer afternoon rainstorm didn’t dampen the spirit of those who came out to the courthouse square in La Grange Saturday for “Juneteenth on the Square: Unity in the Community” event. Shown here are some attendees holding up special shirts that were designed for the event. Juneteenth is typically celebrated on or around June 19, to commemorate the emancipation from slavery in Texas on that day in 1865.

 

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