Juneteenth

Eugene “Hot Sauce” Williams

Jun 17, 2016 By Daniel Vaughn

The contributions of African Americans to our country’s barbecue culture are often overlooked. The influences can be hard to trace, which make it tempting to ignore them. Throughout Texas and the rest of the country, records of black barbecue culture are either gone or never existed in the first place. Most newspapers and magazines were…

Texas Primer: Juneteenth

May 31, 1988 By Chester Rosson

It began in 1865 as a joyous celebration of emancipation. Today young black Texans find the holiday overshadowed by more immediate concerns.