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Tulsan portrays Harriet Tubman at historic Juneteenth celebration in Galveston, TX

Posted at 11:01 PM, Jun 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-20 00:01:22-04

On Friday, a Tulsa woman performed some of the Harriet Tubman story at the historic Ashton Villa in Galveston, TX.

That's the site of the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation.

Rebecca Jimerson performed the montage on behalf of the UTMB Juneteenth project and the Galveston Historical Society.

Jimerson was featured in Friday evening's NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt.

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