April 16th is D.C. Emancipation Day. This year, celebrate 158 years of the History of D.C. Compensated Emancipation and Learn About the First Freed. Gather to a virtual program of Speakers, On-line Exhibits, Encore of Past Parades, Statehood educational rebroadcast on WPFW and Film Tribute to Ms. Loretta Carter Hanes, historian & reviver of D.C.ED. 2020.
Theme: 150 Anniversary of 15th Amendment for African American Men’s Right to Vote.
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Featuring Ayo Handy-Kendi, Luci Murphy, Kimberly A. Bassett, CR Gibbs, Peter Hanes, Anise Jenkins, Frank Smith, and Bill Branch
Contact sponsors for info:: Friends of DC Emancipation Day: firstname.lastname@example.org ~ (202)-667-2577 ~ (202) 421-8608
Sponsors: Friends of DC Emancipation Day in association with the
African American Holiday Association, StandUp for Democracy,
DC Black History Celebration Committee, Positive Energy Works,
WPFW89.3FM, and the African American Civil War Memorial & Museum.