Juneteenth Jamboree

Juneteenth Jamboree: Spotlight on Unsung Heroes

Season 2017 Episode 1 | 25m 40s | Video has closed captioning.

Explore the lives of African American heroes from Texas history. Meet Mary E. Branch, an innovative educator who was responsible for bringing Tillotson College out of the Great Depression and into a flourishing future. Learn about Jacob Fontaine, who played an historical role in the founding of the University of Texas. Plus, the surprising history behind The Yellow Rose of Texas.

Aired: 06/15/17

Rating: NR

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Juneteenth Jamboree is a local public television program presented by Austin PBS.