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Emancipation Day and the Fight for Freedom
The Guardian Express

Emancipation Day still has resonance in Washington — but not...

By , Thursday was a city holiday — Emancipation Day — marking the 153rd anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia. While the rest of the city went about its business, D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D), District ... Washington Post, 4 days ago
Emancipation Day and the Fight for Freedom The Guardian Express, 3 days ago
Deutsche Welle

Despite abolition, slavery still rampant in Africa

The transatlantic slave-trade was officially abolished more than two centuries ago, but more than six million people in Africa continue to live under slave-like conditions, many of them in the sub-Saharan region. More than ...
 Deutsche Welle3 weeks ago Africa: As Slave Trade Abolition Is Celebrated, Millions of Africans Continue to Live As Slaves  AllAfrica.com3 weeks ago As Slave Trade Abolition Is Celebrated, Millions of Africans Continue to Live As Slaves  Individual.com3 weeks ago
Global Research

Student videoconference celebrates abolition of slavery

Women and Slavery is the theme of the Seventh Annual Global Student Videoconference which linked students from UNESCO Associated schools in Trinidad and Tobago and Brazil and the United States with other students at UN Headquarters on Friday 19th ...
 UNESCO1 week ago How a Black Slave Girl Came to Symbolize Wealth and Natural Beauty in the South American Tropics  The Root4 weeks ago Beyond Twelve Years A Slave: What the United States Owes Black America  Global Research1 month ago Beyond Twelve Years a Slave  ZNet1 month ago
Newser

The Social Legacy of Slavery

opinion By * Despite the abolition of slavery decreed on September 26, 1896 in Madagascar, the terms relating to the old hierarchical system: Andriana (noble), Hova (vacant), Mainty or Andevo (black or slaves) continue to be used. If the slave ...
 AllAfrica.com1 month ago NYC to Finally Recognize It Was Home to a Slave Market  Newser5 days ago Remarks at the Commemorative Meeting on the Occasion of the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade  US Department of State3 weeks ago Today is International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade  Panorama.am3 weeks ago
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U.S. capital celebrates 153rd anniversary of Emancipation Day

The U.S. capital city Washington D.C. on Thursday marks the 153rd anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, council members, college marching bands, police and military servicemen, dancers, ...
 China.org.cn4 days ago XINHUA - U.S. capital celebrates 153rd anniversary of Emancipation Day  Namibia Press Agency4 days ago
The Guardian Express

Texas Town to Feature Confederate Flags Near Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Added by on April 12, 2015 . Saved under Headlines , Texas , U.S. , US Army Tags: abolition of slavery , Abraham Lincoln , civil war , confederate , Confederate flag , first amendment , martin luther king jr. , texas News has come in ...
 The Guardian Express1 week ago Abraham Lincoln: 150 Years After His Assassination by John Wilkes Booth  The Guardian Express4 days ago What can Abbott and Shorten learn from Lincoln?  ABC Online6 days ago

The resistance to history's enormous crime

In the second article in a series on slavery and the Civil War , Alan Maass describes how the revolutionary struggle to abolish slavery took shape in 19th century America. Frederick Douglass THE RISE of the United States to become the ...
 Socialist Worker US1 week ago Slavery and the roots of racism  Socialist Worker US1 week ago
Office Of the Clerk

A Bill Abolishing Slavery in the District of Columbia

Image courtesy of Library of Congress An abolitionist, John Bingham of Ohio served eight non-consecutive terms in the House. A lawyer by trade, Bingham was named a special judge advocate in the trial of the conspirators against the life of ...
 Office Of the Clerk1 week ago
WorldNetDaily

Early patriots used faith to justify abolition

John Jay John Jay helped draft New York's first constitution, proposing it abolish slavery, as he wrote to Robert Livingston and Gouverneur Morris, April 29, 1777, that there should be: … a clause against the continuation of domestic slavery. ...
 WorldNetDaily4 weeks ago

St. Louis Student Senator: Supporting College President as Urgent as Denouncing Slavery

It is a really odd and flawedstatement , to compare the abolition of slavery to supporting the embattled university president at St. Louis University. The president appeased protesters who camped on their campus during the Ferguson, Missouri riots ...
 Accuracy in Academia1 month ago
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