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Thursday, June 21, 2018

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Amanda

Juneteenth specifically was the day in history that the Emancipation Proclamation was brought to Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865 with Federal occupation forces. It migrated from Texas across the US when rural black people migrated to urban centers in the North then later migrated to the West Coast.

irihapeti

love these images. Thanks :)

Chic Aeon

Some superb shots!

Benji

Thank you very much Casja !

Nok Kirax

Thank you very much Casja.I´m honored :-)

Landa Crystal

Loved the article Caj! I had no idea what Juneteenth was and I loved the images. I specially find “Something in Her Eyes” truly a work of art in any life. Thank you for letting us know about these artists!

Malaise Paris

Thank you Casja. I am so surrounded and honored.
Malaika

Pilar Mimulus

Thanks so much for writing this article for your blog. Zoey and I loved it! We both like to focus on representing what is so under represented around the grid through our avatars. Zoey appreciates that you featured her work along with writing such an outstanding feature on the meaning of Juneteenth.

We also want to commend you for recognizing the "filter" that so many people of color have to vision themselves through in order to self-express - here in SL or even in mainstream societies. After almost 10 years on the grid, we welcome the changes and remain hopeful for even more.

Bravo to you!!! <3

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