emancipation proclamation

US Archives to Display Emancipation Proclamation

The document will be on display to mark Black History Month.
02/06/2014

This Day in Black History: July 13, 1863

The New York Draft riots began.
07/13/2013

United Nations Honors Victims of Slavery

March 25 is observed in memory of slavery's victims.
03/25/2013

Commentary: Let's Not Lose Focus on Justice

We must drill down into the issue of race and incarceration.
02/19/2013

Obama Marks 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

Lincoln declared slaves in the South free on Jan. 1, 1863.
01/02/2013

Postal Service to Issue Emancipation Forever Stamp

The new stamp will be unveiled at the National Archives.
12/26/2012