For Juneteenth: Inspiring Reads by Black Authors

By The History Reader As of January 1, 1863, all enslaved people in the United States were declared legally free by President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. However, as Union law could not be implemented in the Confederate-held south, slaves were not … Read the article The post For Juneteenth: Inspiring Reads by Black Authors appeared first […]

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By The History Reader

As of January 1, 1863, all enslaved people in the United States were declared legally free by President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. However, as Union law could not be implemented in the Confederate-held south, slaves were not … Read the article

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