Juneteenth: A Reason for Celebration or Reparations?

Instead of celebrating Juneteenth, we should be talking about how to make things right in Texas and every state for American descendants of slavery

Originally published in OHF Weekly, June 19, 2021




Stories in this publication will focus on Black History and a little White History that has been distorted. We’ll focus on people and policies and the impact they continue to have on America today.

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