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Emancipation Proclamation

Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

Announcing plans to issue the Emancipation Proclamation: “Shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free …” - Abraham Lincoln

October 09, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Americans failing on U.S. history

GUEST COMMENTARY: Americans failing on U.S. history

A quarter of Americans don't know that D-Day occurred during World War II.

June 06, 2014 12:00 am
Group marks anniversary of freedom from slavery

Group marks anniversary of freedom from slavery

The Rev. Dwight Gardner, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in Gary, opens a service Wednesday celebrating the Emancipation Proclamation with a song. The Interfaith Clergy Council of Gary and Vicinity hosted the program at Fifth Avenue Methodist Church in Gary.

January 01, 2014 1:26 pm
Gary marks anniversary of slavery's end

Gary marks anniversary of slavery's end

GARY | Gary residents on Friday marked the end of slavery in the United States during a Juneteenth Day celebration.

June 14, 2013 9:00 pm
'Freedom' display to be part of NWI Civil War exhibition

'Freedom' display to be part of NWI Civil War exhibition

HAMMOND | An Indiana Historical Society exhibit charting the evolving principles of freedom in America will be a part of a Northwest Indiana Civil War exhibition set for April at the Indiana Welcome Center.

March 16, 2013 8:15 pm
Bishop urges fighting for community during Emancipation Proclamation event

Bishop urges fighting for community during Emancipation Proclamation event

GARY | Human beings are afflicted by an age of material desires and poverty of body and spirit, a cleric said Monday at a program commemorating the Emancipation Proclamation.

January 02, 2012 7:25 pm Photos

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Clergy to celebrate Emancipation Proclamation

GARY | Christians, Jews and Muslims are uniting to celebrate the 51st Emancipation Proclamation Program of Freedom.

December 31, 2011 12:00 am
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