upcoming “2015 juneteenth” events for harris county & tuesday, nov. 3, 2015 city of houston election reminder Houston’s Annual Juneteenth Parade, founded in 1973, by Rev. C. Anderson Davis and the National Emancipation Association, is the longest continuously running parade
honoring African American freedom in history. This is a people’s parade, featuring anyone who wants to participate, walkers, strollers, wheelchairs, bikes will be joined by Floats, Western
Wagons, Trail Riders and Marching Bands from Houston area high schools and colleges. This year’s parade is hosted and coordinated by the Friends of Emancipation Park. Emancipation Park’s historic 2015 Juneteenth Emancipation Celebration marks the 152ndanniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation; the 150th year since the slaves in Texas were informed of their freedom; 143rd celebration in Emancipation Park (currently hosted byFriends of Emancipation Park) and the 42nd year of central Houston Juneteenth Parades!
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or call (832)598-7469. ----------------------------------
Friday, June 26, 2015 Houston, Texas
-- U.S. SENATOR PATRICK LEAHY is the Democrat from Vermont who co-sponsored S.RES. 474.
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The Al Edwards Juneteenth Tennis Classic will take place from Friday, June 26, 2015 through Sunday, June 28, 2015. This event is organized by Juneteenth USA. For more information call (713)741-8800. Entries for this event will close on Monday June 15, 2015 at 11:59 PM (Central Time). DIVISIONS: Men's Singles & Doubles: Open,35-80; Women's Singles & Doubles: Open,35-75; Mixed Doubles: Open,35,45,55; NTRP Men's & NTRP Women's Singles & Doubles: 2.5-5.0; and NTRP Mixed Doubles: 2.5-5.0.
Ben Hall, a 2015 Candidate for City of Houston Mayor is featured on the Juneteenth Calendar edition of Houston Business Connections Magazine...