PBS celebrated Juneteenth through their series Juneteenth Jamboree, exploring the history of the holiday and how it’s celebrated across the U.S.
Juneteenth Jamboree explores the history & entertainment of Juneteenth celebrations.
The first African slave in Texas arrived in 1528 with a shipwrecked party of Spanish Conquistadors, but it took until the 19th of June in 1865 to bring slavery’s end to Texas. (And it took all of 1865 to end all slavery in the United States.) Texas celebrates Emancipation Day as Juneteenth.
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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