This year's event had a few extra guests due to the area it was located. Support from subscribers is vital to continue our mission.
Attendees say it's history that brings them there and keeps them coming back year after year.
Ashley Royal, owner of Footprintz Dance Studio, said she hopes a new generation of Waco residents will embrace Juneteenth.
"Even though we probably don't even know each other, its like a strong love here", said Wiggins. No bond with them, no knowledge of what they've been through you can't help them through hard times like they've helped you through yours, " said Wiggins.
The blend of cultures is evident in the air, fragrant with burning incense and barbecue smoke mingling together, a sensory representation of African and African-American cultures.
Jonathan Boose, organizer of Gary's annual Kwanzaa and Juneteenth events, said mass incarceration, high poverty and jobless rates remain serious concerns among the black community.
The complex issues of the Russia probe, special counsel
Sources tell ABC News that he may have to pull out since he does have final say over parts of the special counsel's investigation. The FBI and Congress are both looking at whether Trump campaign officials colluded with the alleged Kremlin plot.
Race: Gillespie will face Northam in November
Channeling Trump, Stewart frequently called Gillespie "Establishment Ed". " Virginia's economy has been suffering for too long". He served as chair of the Republican National Committee in 2003, and was also a key political advisor to President George W.
Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the Portugal forest fire tragedy in which 62 people lost their lives. The prime minister said the death toll could rise as rescuers continued to search buildings destroyed by the blaze.
Morales, Martin help Blue Jays beat White Sox to snap skid
In the end, it didn't matter. "It was the second good one in a row for Happ", Gibbons said. "It doesn't affect my job", he said. The ball is flying, some pretty good hitters, they swing it over there, they've got some big strong dudes who can do that.
Iran arrests more suspects after Tehran attacks
In Wednesday's attacks no member of the parliament was killed as the attackers were unable to reach the main building. Larijanis was addressing a funeral ceremony of the victims of Wednesday terrorist attacks in Tehran .
UK Government scrambles to limit fallout from London fire
He said: "As the mayor of London I will do my bit to be the advocate, to be the fighter, and to be the champion of these people". Officials are using dental records, fingerprints and DNA samples to try and positively identify victims.