Juneteenth Jamboree: From a Free Place to Displace
Season 2021 Episode 1 | 27m 45s | Video has closed captioning.
With the Galveston landing of U.S. Army Gen. Gordon Granger in 1865, slavery in Texas ended. African bondsmen became freedmen, and women and children likewise became African Americans. Many left the plantations to join freedom colonies; others sought out opportunities in cities and towns. Today, the consequences of gentrification and rising property values challenge new generations.
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