Daina Ramey Berry

University of Texas at Austin and author of “A Black Women’s History of the United States"

Professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin and author of “A Black Women’s History of the United States.”

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On June 19, 1865, slaves in Texas finally learned they were free. Juneteenth, a commemoration of that moment 155 years ago, has been called America’s second Independence Day.

Juneteenth, Tulsa, and a moment of racial reckoning in America

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