James Goodwin

civil rights attorney and publisher of Tulsa’s black-owned weekly newspaper

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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

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.

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