'Juneteenth' Celebration Founder Al Edwards Texas State Rep. Al Edwards has a conversation with NPR's Allison Keyes about the history of "Juneteenth." Edwards sponsored a bill 25 years ago officially making the celebration a state holiday. He discusses its historical significance.
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'Juneteenth' Celebration Founder Al Edwards

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'Juneteenth' Celebration Founder Al Edwards

'Juneteenth' Celebration Founder Al Edwards

'Juneteenth' Celebration Founder Al Edwards

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Texas State Rep. Al Edwards has a conversation with NPR's Allison Keyes about the history of "Juneteenth." Edwards sponsored a bill 25 years ago officially making the celebration a state holiday. He discusses its historical significance.

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