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84 Years After Being Forced Out, Opal Lee’s Family Land is Returned

A house is being built for Lee and is expected to be completed sometime in 2024. More than 80 years ago, Opal Lee—affectionately called the “Grandmother of Juneteenth” by many—lost her family home to a racist mob. Now, Lee has regained ownership of the land where the house once stood. Trinity Habitat for Humanity, the […]

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