Springhill, La - In Springhill Louisiana comes together to celebrate Juneteenth.
Juneteenth celebrates the day slaves were released two years after the emancipation proclamation.
CAP held a tee-ball game for kids and to gathered everyone together for the celebration.
Carmesha Grant community member says, "its important for the community to come together and re-unite with one another simply because somewhere down the line we missed out on the reasons behind why we celebrate."
This is the first year for the Juneteenth celebration.