Juneteenth celebrations emphasize ending racial disparities

A family member held a portable fan for Opal Lee during the 2022 Opal's Walk for Freedom on Saturday, June 18, 2022, in Fort Worth. Lee, often referred to as the "Grandmother of Juneteenth" led her annual two-and-a-half-mile walk, representing the number of years after the Emancipation Proclamation before enslaved people in Texas learned they were free. (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Juneteenth celebrations emphasize ending racial disparities