President Obama Recognizes 150 Anniversary Of Emancipation Proclamation

January 2, 2013   // 0 Comments

by Kirsten West Savali, NewsOne BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION On December 31, 1862, our Nation marked the end of another year of civil war. At Shiloh and Seven Pines, Harpers Ferry and Antietam, brother had fought against brother.Sister had fought against sister. Blood and bitterness had deepened the divide that separated North from South, eroding the bonds o...

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