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This 2009 documentary was produced by the Washington, DC Office of Cable Television to commemorate DC Emancipation Day. The film is a stirring account of African-American history from the colonial period through the Civil-Rights era.

Emancipation Day 2008 hip hop vs civil rights.mpg_snapshot_01.11.12_[2015.04.24_09.53.39].jpg
Panelist Bomani Armah, Harold Jones, Kwame Brown, Professor Griff, and Sheryl Denbo spread the word on hip hop and how it relates and differs to the Civil Rights Movement. They speak of how the generations from the Civil Rights Movement affected the…

The Forces and Structures of Slavery.mpg_snapshot_00.04.27_[2015.05.01_15.23.28].jpg
Dr. C.R. Gibbs spoke on April 11, 2006 at the University of the District of Columbia, 4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Main Auditorium, Building 46 and discussed the Structures and Forces of Slavery, Abolition and Resistance to Slavery, The District of…

Enslaved Labor and the Capital.mpg_snapshot_03.49_[2015.04.06_16.58.02].jpg
Enslaved Labor and the Capital, a lecture by Felicia Bell, is one of a series of lectures for the Emancipation Week Commemorative Celebration 2006. Bell using images of old documents in her presentation to show how slave owners addressed their…

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Council Member Vincent Orange of Ward 5 and District of Columbia Mayor, Anthony A. William speaks upon the celebration of the Emancipation of 3,100 slaves. Dr. Dorothy I. Heights who was part of The National Council of Negro Women and the first…
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