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    The Emancipation Proclamation will be on display at D.C.’s National Archives for the first time in two-and-a-half years over the long Juneteenth holiday weekend. The ‘Juneteenth’ General Order No. 3 also will be featured. More Local News More DC News “The people to whom this order was addressed, were the last group of...
    Host Whoopi Goldberg said Tuesday on ABC’s “The View” that black people were “where we were under the Emancipation Proclamation” while discussing voting rights with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY). Goldberg said, “You vowed to call a vote on major voting rights legislation in time for Martin Luther King Day next week. I just want – I want...
    The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg claimed on Tuesday that, when it comes to voting, Black Americans “are where we were under the Emancipation Proclamation.” On The View, Goldberg told Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY): You vowed to call a vote on major voting rights legislation in time for Martin Luther King Day next week. I just want –...
    Visitors to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum from now into next month will have the chance to see a rare signed copy of the Emancipation Proclamation as part of an exhibit honoring Juneteenth.  The proclamation, the formal document issued by Lincoln in 1863 that declared the end to slavery in Confederate states, was...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would make Juneteenth, or June 19, a federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. The bill would lead to Juneteenth becoming the 12th federal holiday. It is expected to easily pass the House, which would send it to President Joe Biden...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff HARRISBURG (KDKA) — All PennDOT driver license and photo centers will be closed on Friday, June 18 as the agency recognizes Juneteenth. The holiday, which is celebrated on June 19, marks the date when slaves in Texas learned from Union soldiers that they were free under the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation....
    Loading the player... In recognition of Juneteenth, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois, will showcase a rare copy of the Emancipation Proclamation.  While the original Emancipation Proclamation document remains in the National Archives in Washington, D.C., the copy set to be displayed in Illinois has the signatures of President Abraham Lincoln and former Secretary of...
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield will mark Juneteenth - the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States - by displaying a rare signed copy of the Emancipation Proclamation.The copy of the proclamation that's signed by Lincoln and Secretary of State William Seward will be displayed...
    If your pursuit of happiness includes owning a first printing of the Declaration of Independence, the iconic artifact of American history and more are heading to the auction block at Sotheby’s Tuesday. But start saving your money now, as the large personal library, which also includes documents like an early version of the Emancipation Proclamation...
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    In the early morning of April 12, 1864, a force of 1,500 Confederate cavalry under General Nathan Bedford Forrest attacked 600 Union soldiers at Fort Pillow, Tennessee. These were not just any Union soldiers. More than half were Black, most of them former slaves—a fighting force most rebel soldiers had never seen before. Though Black...
    Juneteenth is June 19, and Bay Area actor, teacher and stage icon Aldo Billingslea is offering a captivating history lesson about the day that commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. In a 10-minute video recorded for TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, Billingslea — who has appeared in scores of theatrical productions for such Bay...
    In video posted on Twitter and YouTube on Friday, first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpMelania Trump, Ben Carson view Emancipation Proclamation at National Archives The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Trump, GOP on defense as nationwide protests continue Melania Trump is 'behind-the-scenes' but 'unbelievably influential': book MORE reads a children’s book about the ...
      First lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Trump, GOP on defense as nationwide protests continue Melania Trump is 'behind-the-scenes' but 'unbelievably influential': book East Wing rips book saying Melania Trump renegotiated prenup before moving to White House MORE on Thursday toured the National Archives to review the Emancipation...
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