June 19, 2014 -
Today marks the holiday that commemorates the day in 1865 that slaves in Texas were finally set free. We celebrate with a song to honor the occasion by jazz great Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five, "Juneteenth Jamboree."
July 4, 2012 -
The War of Independence was waged by American colonists seeking liberty from British rule, but freedom remained elusive for African Americans -- even for the thousands who fought on both sides.