The Emancipation Proclamation and Our Collective History

January 11, 2013   // 0 Comments

by Benjamin Todd Jealous, President, NAACP The Emancipation Proclamation, which set our nation on the path to the end of slavery, was signed 150 years ago this month. This year we should resolve to teach our children the story of our collective history. The past century and a half offers countless tales of bravery and sacrifice to inspire the next generation. Only by sharing our history will ...

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