Herk Nation commemorates Juneteenth

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  • By Airman 1st Class Isabell A. Nutt
  • 19th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Team Little Rock's Pan-African Heritage Council organized a Juneteenth celebration to commemorate the day news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached enslaved people in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865. The event included music, food, guest speakers and showcased black business leaders in the local area.