Juneteenth was first celebrated in 1866 on the anniversary of the date that slavery in Texas ended a year earlier in 1865. It was formally made a paid state holiday in 1980, specifically in Texas. Although it has been observed and celebrated across the US (and some other countries apparently too) since 1866, it wasn’tContinue reading “Juneteenth”
American Thanksgiving has a rich, but controversial history. It is a Day of Mourning for Native Americans. Read on to learn more about this ‘classic’ colonial American Holiday.