Why this day is a Now a national Holiday
On June 19, 1865 — over 2 years after President Lincoln declared all enslaved persons free — Major General Gordon Granger and Union Army troops marched to Galveston, Texas, to enforce the Emancipation Proclamation and free the last enslaved Black Americans in Texas. This Day is decreed as Juneteenth.
Juneteenth shirts are sold in the shop
OnCuE Fitness will be participating at an upcoming Juneteenth Community Event.