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~ Chadra Pittman Walke, Founder & Executive Director

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Friday, January 11, 2013

January 26, 2013 Event will commemorate the 150th Year Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

January 1, 2013 marked the 150 year anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Project 1619, Inc., the Contraband Historical Society and The Sankofa Projects have come together to create an event to mark this momentous occassion. Join us on Saturday, January 26th at 12:00 noon for a panel discussion at the Hampton History Museum and at 2:00pm for a Ritual of Remembrance at the Emancipation Tree at Hampton Univeristy. Join us and celebrate this Sesquicentennial in American history. peace, love and equality...Chadra

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