On January 1, 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. Why the two-year delay in the freedom of slaves in Texas? Join the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, & Outreach for Juneteenth: An Historical Perspective presentation. Find out more from Donald J. Norman-Cox, a Denton-based public historian whose primary focus is African-American history. Since the mid-'70s, he has developed numerous educational programs that encourage awareness and appreciation of history.
The program will take place 3 p.m., Wednesday, June 19, in the TWU Blagg-Huey Library, Room 101. Following the presentation will be an opportunity for Q&A with the presenter and a chance to win a copy of his book.