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