PBS NewsHour

A historian explores how Juneteenth shaped her life in Texas

Clip: 06/18/2021 | 6m 26s | Video has closed captioning.

On this first federal Juneteenth holiday, Author and Historian Annette Gordon-Reed talks to Jeffrey Brown about the importance of this date through her personal history growing up in Texas. This reporting is part of NewsHour's arts and culture series, CANVAS.

Aired: 06/18/21

Rating: NR

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