FOX 26 Reporter Coco Dominguez has a wrap up of what several communities did.
At a celebration in Kendleton, TX, located 47 miles southwest of Houston, residents gathered to celebrate the federal holiday.
Galveston residents are reenacting the first march following the Juneteenth announcement that slaves were freed.
The federal holiday commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. FOX 26 anchor Jose Grinian explains how Houston played a key role in the historic event.
FOX 26’s Natalie Hee shares a look at how Houstonians celebrated the relatively new federal holiday commemorating when Texans learned about the end of slavery in the United States.
FOX 26 virtual correspondent Riva Houston delivers the stories to watch this week.
One person was killed and nearly two dozen others were hurt at what was supposed to be a "peaceful Juneteenth gathering."
This weekend, we're celebrating Juneteenth and for those who don't know, it stands for June 19. on the day in 1865, the last enslaved Africans in this country learned they had been freed. FOX 26's Shelby Rose was at the Juneteenth Parade in Houston where hundreds showed up despite the heat.
There are plenty of events celebrating Juneteenth in Houston, including the HBCU Alumni Reunion Block Party. The founder and local business owners gives us a small taste of what they have to offer at their block party on June 17. Make sure to get your tickets!
Juneteenth is just around the corner and there's plenty of events in Houston and Galveston to celebrate the entire weekend. From live music to picnics in the park, we have the full list of Juneteenth events on our website Fox26.com or you can scan the QR code at the bottom of your screen.
Juneteenth is just around the corner! Several events are happening across the Houston area throughout this weekend to commemorate this day.
Juneteenth is quickly approaching and numerous events will be held in the Houston-area.
Juneteenth Houston art installation set to be unveiled later today at 9:30 am. The artwork will pay homage to the historically black communities in Houston.
This Hispanic Heritage month we shine a light on how Latinos helped slaves in Texas escape to Mexico for freedom.
Houstonians celebrate Juneteenth and reflect on the now Federal holiday.
The new national holiday recognizes when the emancipation proclamation was brought to Texas, marking the end of slavery. This year the holiday also falls on fathers day. FOX 26’s Chelsea Edwards shares the special meaning of both for Black fathers in the Houston area.
Juneteenth celebrations kicked off Saturday morning at the Acres Homes Multi-Service Center, where Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner is hosting the 9th annual Acres Homes Juneteenth Parade. FOX 26's Chelsea Edwards has the story.
“The holiday is important to reflect on freedom and reflect on who we are as a nation and who we want to be as a nation,” a museum curator explains.
Houston's Emancipation Park hosted a two-day major two-day Juneteenth celebration to commemorate its 150-year anniversary.
Empancipation Park receives $100,000 grant at Juneteenth celebration from Baker Hughes