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Emancipation Celebrations

The Rhetorical Meaning of the Emancipation Proclamation

Andre E. Johnson | Posted 03.10.2013 | Black Voices
Andre E. Johnson

As we celebrate the 150th year of the Emancipation Proclamation, historian Kidada Williams reminds us that as we celebrate the sesquicentennial anniversary of the document, we should examine what the emancipation did and did not do.

Janell Ross

America's Understanding of Emancipation Proclamation, Freedom Too Simple For Country's Own Good | Janell Ross | Posted 01.08.2013 | Black Voices

Abraham Lincoln, the tall president with the stovepipe hat, the full beard and the grief-stricken eyes, slipped away from the White House’s annual N...