FOX 7 Discussion: Remembering Austin’s Black history

155 years ago today, Union troops arrived in Galveston, finally freeing enslaved people in Texas, two years after the Emancipation Proclamation went into effect.

Since then, the celebration of Juneteenth has evolved in the Lone Star State.

Kymberly Keeton, an African-American community archivist at the Austin History Center, talks with Rebecca Thomas about the importance and history of Juneteenth in Austin.