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PHOTOS: Smithsonian Parallels Emancipation, Civil Rights In New 'Changing America' Exhibit

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 12.17.2012 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington for Civil Rights were 100 years a...

Celebrating Emancipation on Juneteenth (VIDEO)

Kenneth C. Davis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kenneth C. Davis

On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger informed slaves in the area from the Gulf of Mexico to Galveston, Texas, that they were free.