kerkevik_2014 (kerkevik_2014) wrote,
kerkevik_2014
kerkevik_2014

This day in 1863...


United States 1863 United States The Emancipation Proclamation Thursday, 1st January, : The Emancipation Proclamation was made by Abraham Lincoln on January 1st, 1863. It freed all Confederate slaves, and had followed from the statements he made after 1862's Battle of Antietam. 

How far we have to go in 2015.

kerk









Tags: politics, racism, slavery
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