PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- On this special Inside Story commemorating Juneteenth, host Tamala Edwards shares a personal story about her family's significant role in the fight to make Juneteenth a national holiday.
Edward's late uncle - former Houston State Representative Al Edwards fought to make Juneteenth a paid state holiday in Texas beginning back in 1979.
Tamala Edwards: A Juneteenth journey from Texas to the White House
She interviews her cousin Jason Edwards, Chairman of the non-profit 'Juneteenth USA', to discuss his father's legacy, the passage of this federal holiday, and the work that still needs to be done around equality for all.
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Tamala Edwards' personal story commemorating Juneteenth
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