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Opal Lee, An Activist Who Led The Charge To Make Juneteenth A Federal Holiday, Returns To Reclaim Land She Was Driven Off Of At Age 12

In 1939, Texas changemaker Opal Lee and her family were driven out of their home and off of their land by a racist white mob. She was only 12 years old at the time.

Shanique Yates

Jan 16, 2024