June 19, 2015, "JUNTEENTH"; The 150th anniversary of the arrival of the Emancipation Proclamation in Texas

Colleagues, I first heard of "Juneteenth" when we lived in Galveston, Texas, where my father, Rev. G. Haven Caldwell, was Pastor of Wesley Tabernacle Methodist Church. We lived in Galveston from 1948-50. I attended all-black Central High School in Galveston.

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TONYA EASBEY, our filmmaker on creating change from behind the lens

I can only hope that opening this conversation on film will also open these doors to private struggles, and let them flow out to the streets where they are diluted with love and acceptance. Actually, I can do more than just hope. I can march forward with these civil rights soldiers with my own tools of battle. Camera. Speed. Action!

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