Juneteenth

The Juneteenth flag was designed by activist Ben Haith in 1997. Photo from CNN. By Terrance Turner June 19, 2020 (updated June 19, 2021) On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers, led by General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas, with some game-changing news. "The people of Texas are informed that in accordance with a Proclamation … Continue reading Juneteenth

At Candlelight Vigil, Houstonians Remember George Floyd — And Say His Name

Photo from Fox26Houston. By Terrance Turner Last night, a candlelight vigil was held for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School. Floyd graduated from Jack Yates in 1993; the vigil was held on the football field where he once played. Barely a stone's throw away are the Cuney Homes, a public housing project in which … Continue reading At Candlelight Vigil, Houstonians Remember George Floyd — And Say His Name