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upcoming “2015 juneteenth” events for galveston county & tuesday, nov. 3, 2015 city of houston election reminder

Friday, June 19, 2015 Galveston, Texas

At 12:00 P.M. on Friday, June 19, 2015 the 3rd Annual Juneteenth at Jack Johnson Park will take place at Jack Johnson Park located at 2601 Avenue M in Galveston, Texas.

DETAILS: Jack Johnson Park was dedicated in November 2012 and is operated by the Old Central Cultural Center Board of Directors. This community park recognizes its native son, John Arthur “Jack” Johnson, born on March 31, 1878, who became the first African American to win the world Heavyweight Boxing Championship in

1908. He was world famous and a lifesize statue was placed in the park in his honor. Contact Douglas Matthews at (409)747-2791 for more information on this event.

Friday, June 19, 2015 Galveston, Texas

At 12:00 P.M. on Friday, June 19, 2015 the Annie Mae Charles Juneteenth Noon Parade will take place at 33rd & Seawall Boulevard located at 33rd St in Galveston, Texas. DETAILS: To start the 150th anniversary of the Juneteenth celebration, join us for the Annie Mae Charles Juneteenth NOON Parade! Everyone can enjoy of many motorcycles, corvettes, drill teams, train, trail riders,Texas South University, Grambling University and many other participants from around Galveston County! This event is FREE and OPEN to the public. Contact Rosalyn Jackson at (409)497-3203 for more information.

Friday, June 19, 2015 Galveston, Texas

-- U.S. SENATOR DEBBIE STABENOW is the Democrat from Arkansas who co-sponsored S.RES. 474.



At 6:00 P.M. on Thursday, June 19, 2015 the Reedy Chapel A.M.E. Church Juneteenth Homecoming for the 150th Emancipation March will take place at Reedy Chapel A.M.E. Church located at 2015 Broadway in Galveston, Texas. DETAILS: Marchers should convene at 6:00 p.m. on the steps of the Old Galveston Court House on 21st

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