The Grande Narrative: Young adults work toward goal of diversified curriculum - The Monitor
A group photo of The Grande Narrative team, from left to right, Lorena Houghton, Latifah Khuffash, Shaena Reyes, Frida Retana, Natalie Glasper, Jessie Herzberg. (Courtesy photo)

Shaena Reyes never learned about Juneteenth as a student at McAllen’s Nikki Rowe High School.

Reyes, who graduated in 2018, only learned this summer about Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery and became a national holiday three decades ago.

That educational omission is one of the…

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