Authorities shut down the Juneteenth Festival, marking the day Texas slaves learned of their emancipation, after an 11-year-old boy was accidentally shot in the leg. Police had arrested
"To know why we're coming together and we mess it us up that's so awful, it's sickening," Crystal Coleman, a vendor, told NBC 4.
"Every year they get out here and show out. Now we're not going to have anything we can do that represents the African-American community and it's a disgrace," Columbus resident Benita David said.
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