The Americans Still Awaiting Emancipation From Slavery

We are not free until we are all free.

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By John Pavlovitz

On June 19th 1865, Federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to declare the emancipation of all Americans, of every slave being freed. The Emancipation Proclamation had been issued two-and-a-half years earlier by President Lincoln, but as a result of the…

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