HOUSTON (KHOU) – High temperatures couldn’t stop thousands from commemorating Juneteenth in Emancipation Park, land that was purchased years ago to serve the purpose of celebrating freedom from slavery.
“It’s a wonderful thing, not only for the Black community, but for America period,” said Jeffery Mitchell, who traveled from the city of Humble to celebrate.
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