Galveston Unpacks Juneteenth History With New Downtown Mural

This weekend, Texans will celebrate Juneteenth, the anniversary of the day enslaved African-Americans were liberated in Texas — more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation.┬áThat happened when Union troops arrived in Galveston, where on Saturday many will celebrate with a Juneteenth parade and the dedication of a new mural.