Across Proviso, Residents Celebrate Juneteenth, Acknowledge Present Struggles

Saturday, June 19, 2021 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews  On Saturday, community members across Proviso Township celebrated Juneteenth. The commemoration, which is now a state and federal holiday, observes June 19, 1865, when Union Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger issued General Order No. 3 notifying the public that the enslaved people of Texas were free.  The order came two years […]