Happy Juneteenth

It was on June 19, 1865, that Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. This was two and a half years after President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation,  which had become official on January 1, 1863. On June […]

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Happy Pride Month

Did you know? LGBTQIA+ Pride Month is celebrated in June because it traces its history and roots to the June 1969 Stonewall Uprising, which is considered the catalyst for the Gay Liberation Movement (according to the Library of Congress). The month recognizes and honors the historical impact LGBTQIA+ individuals have on their communities worldwide. So […]

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