To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the Lincoln Group of D.C. will host a free public symposium The speakers are distinguished authors of books on slavery, emancipation, and
Event begins at 1:00PM
Presented by: Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia
Featured Artist(s): Authors Eric Foner, Edna Greene Medford, and Lucas Morel.
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