America loves anniversaries. In dysfunctional relationships, these are opportunities to celebrate the elapse of time and engage in selective nostalgia while rationalizing or ignoring the dysfunction. August 28th is one of those occasions. As we commemorate the 1963 March
Juneteenth — also known as Freedom Day — commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery in the state of Texas. This news arrived two and a half years after President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation.