Delaware has several events throughout the next two weeks to celebrate Juneteenth (Photo by rexandpan/Adobe Stock)

Celebrate Juneteenth next week with these events in Delaware

Jarek RutzCulture, Headlines

Throughout the state of Delaware, a number of organizations are holding events to celebrate and honor the Juneteenth holiday.  Made a federal holiday in 2021, Juneteenth is short for “June 19” and celebrates the day in 1865 when Union Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger and his officers arrived in Galveston, Texas, to free any remaining slaves. About two months after the …