Juneteenth

Juneteenth Celebration at Stevenson Park

By Floyd Miller | July 19, 2020

Stevenson Park was filled with a large crowd of individuals that wanted to show brotherly love, solidarity and peace.             Union Army General, Gordon Granger announced  federal orders in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865, proclaiming that all slaves in Texas were free.  Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation formally went in effect on January 1, 1863.  However,…

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Indeed a Juneteenth Celebration

By Ray Warmsley | July 22, 2019

On June 19, 2019 at G.V. Daniel’s Center was the place to be. No whiskey, wine, beer or drugs, just a plane ole people get together and neighborhood reunion over good BBQ, drinks, fresh air and wholesome conversation. People from all walks of life, different churches, and skin tones were there. Of course, duty called…

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Abilene’s Juneteenth Celebration

By Dorothy Drones | July 22, 2019

Throughout the years there have been Pastors who have taught bible study at G.V. Daniels Center. Their efforts are greatly appreciated. However, currently every Wednesday the bible study group is being taught by Pastor James Webb. Even though the teaching of God’s word has touched and enriched the lives of those attending, last year God…

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