Comparative Emancipations in the Americas

The panel discussed abolition and emancipation in the Americas in the 19th century. They placed the struggle of African American… read more

The panel discussed abolition and emancipation in the Americas in the 19th century. They placed the struggle of African American freedom in the 19th century as part of a global process. They answered questions from the audience. 

“Comparative Emancipations in the Americas” was in Session I of the second day of the conference on “Race and Emancipation in the Age of Lincoln,” held as part of the national commemoration of the 200th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s birth. Howard University hosted the conference co-sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission (ALBC). close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Apr 17, 2009

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