Celebrating Juneteenth in Galveston

Elizabeth Trovall | NRP's Here and Now | June 18, 2021




It's a momentous day in the U.S. as a new holiday, Juneteenth, becomes official. In 1865 in Galveston, Texas, enslaved Black Americans learned of their freedom. Now, a new mural honors the day. Houston Public Media's Elizabeth Trovall has more. And, the pandemic and years of political and social unrest have changed parenting. Writer and parent Carvell Wallace joins us.