Museum of the African Diaspora http://kalw.org en Museum presents the first-person accounts of slaves http://kalw.org/post/museum-presents-first-person-accounts-slaves <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is the week of </span>Juneteenth<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> – the holiday commemorating the day all black slaves in America were officially freed. On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers captured Galveston, Texas. They brought news that the war had ended to slaves in Galveston who had not heard.</span></p><p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 23:46:27 +0000 Hana Baba 21781 at http://kalw.org Museum presents the first-person accounts of slaves