Celebrating Juneteenth: Follow the Freedom Walk through Galveston
The Freedom Walk trail in Galveston retraces the footsteps of Major General Gordon Granger and the 2000 federal soldiers who arrived in Galveston on June 19, 1865, to announce that those enslaved were free. This day would become, what we now know as, Juneteenth. If you would like to walk the Freedom Trail, there is an app for that! Download it at Visit.Galevston.com
‘A celebration of freedom’: Galveston’s Reedy Chapel A.M.E. Church historical site of original Juneteenth celebration
More than 150 years ago, the old courthouse in Galveston on Post Office Street is where enslaved people learned they were free. Down the street is the site of the first documented celebration of Juneteenth.
United Airlines, Mayor Turner host commemorative Juneteenth flight for Houston-area students
In observance of Juneteenth, United Airlines will host 100 students from Houston Independent School District and Aldine Independent School District at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) for a day of aviation activities.
Mother-son owners of new Black-owned River Oaks recording studio teaching ‘the biz’ through summer internships
More than a dozen local aspiring artists and interns will now have the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of the music biz, thanks to a mother and son duo who are using their knowledge and resources to give back to Houston's entertainment community.
Gulf Coast soul band The Suffers perform ‘How Do We Heal’ | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2
Before hitting the road this spring for string of U.S. dates, Houston super group The Suffers performed a stripped-down version of their powerful song ‘How Do We Heal.” The Suffers’ new album ‘It Starts With Love,’ will be out on June 3 and is available now for pre-order.