Leslie Perry in 1997

In 1997, Leslie Perry acts out a story about Juneteenth, a holiday celebrated by African Americans to commemorate the day slaves in Texas and parts of Louisiana learned that they were free, two months after the Civil War ended.

( Los Angeles Times / June 14, 1997 )

In 1997, Leslie Perry acts out a story about Juneteenth, a holiday celebrated by African Americans to commemorate the day slaves in Texas and parts of Louisiana learned that they were free, two months after the Civil War ended.

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