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How Britain Cleansed Archives Relating To Colonial Crimes In Kenya

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AFRICANGLOBE - Secret documents recently released reveal the full extent to which Britain systematically destroyed files relating to colonial crimes committed in the final years of the British empire. Files published by Britain's National Archives at Kew tell how administration staff in Kenya, Uganda and Malaya ‘cleansed’ so-called dirty documents.

Jan. 1 Marks the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

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AFRICANGLOBE - President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation approached its third year of bloody civil war. The proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free."
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