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Juneteenth mural in Galveston

Juneteenth and Absolute Equality

Posted June 17, 2021

Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S., marks an important step towards absolute equality in America.

Black History Month poster with images of famous black people

The Origins of Black History Month

Posted February 24, 2021

Black history is an important part of American history. Professor Albert Broussard uses his expertise to talk about the importance of Black History Month and what it means for the Black community.