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A Declaration of Freedom: Lincoln, the Emancipation Proclamation and its Legacy of Liberty

The National Archives Afro-American History Society presents a scholarly panel discussion on Lincoln, the Emancipation Proclamation, its meaning to newly freed slaves and the Proclamation’s legacy in American history. Panelists include Greg Carr, chair of the Afro-American Studies Department at Howard University; Kenvi Phillips, historian for the Black History Program of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, and Abraham Lincoln scholar John O'Brien.

Event begins at 12:00PM

Presented by: National Archives

Categories: History, Free, Discussion

Event Venue

The National Archives Building

700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20408
  • Wednesday, January 30, 2013

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