Juneteenth Celebration Of History Behind Slavery Abolishment

07/20/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
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Willie Rainwater will be busy Saturday commemorating his family's fight for equality here, as well as the broader civil rights struggle of the nation.

Willie Rainwater says that although Carrollton may appear to have little black history, there is actually a strong heritage, including the Carrollton Community Cemetery.

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Officially, it's a Juneteenth celebration'the Texas commemoration of the end of slavery.

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