Sitkans march to commemorate, celebrate Juneteenth

Around 150 Sitkans marched on Friday (6-19-20) to commemorate Juneteenth. The holiday celebrates the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States. Specifically, it acknowledges the day in 1865 when enslaved people Texas finally received word of their liberation, over two years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. Read More