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Happy Juneteenth- Full transcript of the Emancipation Proclamation

The Emancipation Proclamation January 1, 1863 A Transcription By the President of the United States of America: A Proclamation. Whereas, on the twenty-second day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two, a proclamation was issued by the President of the United States, containing, among other things, the following,…

San Antonio Spurs Center Tim Duncan, Point Guard Tony Park, Small Forward and MVP Player Kawhi Leonard and Point Guard Patty Mills relish in victory as they claim  the NBA 2014 Championship Title over the Miami Heat 104-87

WHOA SPURS! 2014 NBA Champions

The Miami Heat stepped into Game 5 down by 3-1 and it appeared at one point that LeBron and crew were on a mission to see a Game 6 as they came out very aggressively and dashed to an 8-0 lead to begin the game; and then continued to sprint with a 22-6 lead over…

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The Houston Sun June​teenth 7 Village Fre​edom Breakfast is at​ the Power Center, S​aturday, June 14 at ​8AM

Dear Community of Responsible Residents: You are invited to participate in a Freedom Acceleration Roundtable Exchange of Ideas. The Houston Sun Juneteenth 7 Village Freedom Breakfast is at the Power Center, Saturday, June 14 at 8AM. Tickets are $40. Roundtable Discussion is Free. Your 7 Villages of Freedom Community Empowerment Dialogue is priceless. Please participate.…

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Houston Sun Presents: 7 Villages – Juneteenth Breakfast Symposium

For Texas’ African American residents, June 19th (Juneteenth) is the essential Freedom Day. It is the reminder of the joy of liberty, of the pain, the struggle, and the perseverance of Africans in Diaspora ancestry. This day also brought new hope with great expectations. Black Texans longed for freedom and on June 19, 1865; two…

Houstonians gather in City Council chambers in support of equal opportunity ordinance.

Houston’s Equal Rights Ordinance Passes

Houston’s Mayor Annise Parker’s Equal Rights Ordinance passed 11-6 and proved to be almost as tedious as her mayoral election. Although it is a major victory for the LGBT community, Councilmember Jerry Davis, who voted for the ordinance, emphatically expressed to the citizens of Houston that this is for the people of his district, the…