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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."

The South Has Been at Civil War for 150 Years

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AFRICANGLOBE - The movie begins in January 1865, exactly 2 years after Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves of the Confederate States “thenceforward...
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