JUNETEENTH

AMHERST — On the 156th anniversary of Union soldiers marching into Galveston, Texas, to liberate the last slaves after the Civil War, a ceremony at...

Americans celebrate July 4 as their day of independence. But many are becoming increasingly conscious of the fact that many on this soil weren’t...

On June 19, 1865, Union Army Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger rode into Galveston, Texas, and told the enslaved population of their emancipation. That day ...

AMHERST — Juneteenth, the day in 1865 when the last U.S. citizens were informed about their freedoms and the end of slavery, is an occasion that...

HOLYOKE — Mayor Alex Morse has issued an executive order declaring racism and police violence a public health emergency.The executive order, issued...



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