Friday, June 16, 2006

Juneteenth

While listening to Nashville Jumps (playlist) today, a radio program dedicated to the music of jump blues, I learned that June 19 is known as Juneteenth. Originated in Galveston, Texas, Juneteenth is a day that celebrates the day in 1865 when slavery was abolished.

Here's more:
Juneteenth website.
Juneteenth in the news.

Listen to the latest stream of Nashville Jumps.

1 comment:

Ayman said...

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