Annual Juneteenth Parade Hits Downtown Bryan

Hundreds showed up for the Brazos Valley African American Heritage and Culture Society Third Annual Blues Festival & Annual Juneteenth Parade in downtown Bryan this morning.

Families came out and lined the streets to celebrate the holiday.
Many enjoyed the variety of classic cars and local dancers perform.

June 19th is when Union soldiers enforced the Emancipation Proclamation and freed all remaining slaves in Texas on this day back 1865.