WATCH LIVE: Memorial service for Texas State Rep. Al Edwards.
Edwards passed away in April but he is being memorialized today for introducing legislation that made Juneteenth a state holiday.

HISTORY OF JUNETEENTH:

For more info on Juneteenth, including events and celebrations in the Houston area, text ‘JUNETEENTH’ to 713-526-1111.

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