On July 9 ,1863 the Union fought in the Siege of Port Hudson. This was the final battle to secure control of the Mississippi River and The Gulf of Mexico. Port Hudson and Port Vicksburg were strongholds for the Confederate Army. While Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant took siege to
An Article by: Johnathan Allen, BSNM Social Media Intern Muhammad Ali’s Biggest Fight On June, 20 1967 the great Muhammad Ali was convicted here in Houston, TX for violating the Service Act. This caused him to lose his boxer license for three years. Ali started is boxing career as
An Article by: Johnathan Allen, BSNM Social Media Intern Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day, is the oldest known celebration of African American freedom. The name Juneteenth comes from the date itself, June 19th. In June of 1865 Major Gen. Gordon Granger led his union troops to Galveston, Texas to
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