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This Day in Black History: Sept. 3, 1838
On Sept. 3 1838, Frederick Douglass escaped from slavery....


This Day in Black History: April 16, 1862
Slavery officially ended in Washington, D.C. on April 16, 1862....


DC Wax Museum Adds Harriet Tubman to Collection
The Washington, D.C. Madame Tussauds has unveiled a wax statue of Harriet Tubman, the woman who led...


Newly Restored 13th Amendment Signed by Abraham Lincoln to be Unveiled
One of at last 14 duplicate copies of the 13th amendment signed by President Abraham Lincoln, aboli...


Rare Anti-Slavery Booklet Acquired by U.Va.
The University of Virginia has acquired a rare first edition of an 1829 anti-slavery manifesto that...