How to celebrate Juneteenth in Baton Rouge in 2023

Awareness about Juneteenth has grown significantly across America since 2020, but in greater Baton Rouge, grassroots celebrations for the holiday have been going for more than a quarter century. A range of new events have emerged, too, giving residents and visitors plenty of chances to mark Juneteenth. The holiday commemorates June 19, 1865, when federal troops arrived in Galveston Bay, Texas, to enforce the Emancipation Proclamation, which had taken effect…