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Juneteenth, 'Trust-Understand-Respect' to be observed Saturday, June 27 in Commerce


Texas A&M University-Commerce associate professor of counseling and pastor Dr. LaVelle Hendricks discusses the history of Juneteenth in Texas, and plans for the Commerce celebration on Saturday, June 27, in conjunction with the rescheduled Trust-Understand-Respectrally that Dr. Hendricks has organized to promote good relations between the police and minorities.  A Juneteenth observance takes place today (Friday, June 19th) at 1 p.m. in Greenville's Graham Park.

John Mark Dempsey is the host of the public interest program The Blacklands Café from KETR News. Dempsey is also the play-by-play announcer for Commerce Tigers Football on 88.9 FM and on ketr.org.
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