April 16, 1862: The District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act, a bill ending slavery in the District of Columbia, becomes law. The District of Columbia celebrates April 16th as Emancipation Day. On that day in 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Compensated Emancipation Act for the re...April 16, 1862: The District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act, a bill ending slavery in the District of Columbia, becomes law. The District of Columbia celebrates April 16th as…
Thursday preceding the first Monday in August (August 3) is Emancipation Day in Bermuda, marking the day in 1834 when the Slavery Abolition Act was enacted locally, freeing the island's slaves. http://www.farmersmarketonline.com/holiday/Juneteenth.html#Emancipation_Day
Door Of No Return, Slave Castle, Cape Coast, Ghana. Recently a DOOR OF RETURN has been added. This signifies the return of the slaves descendents to Ghana to acknowledge the history of their ancestors and each year Ghana celebrates Emancipation Day which welcomes the people from the Diaspora back to their homeland.
June 19 is known as Juneteenth Independence Day, Freedom Day, or Emancipation Day, and marks the anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Texas on June 19, 1865 and more generally throughout the Confederate South. The term is a portmanteau of “June” and “nineteenth” and commemorates the date when ...June 19 is known as Juneteenth Independence Day, Freedom Day, or Emancipation Day, and marks the anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Texas on June 19, 1865 and more generally throughout…
Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is a holiday in the United States honoring African American heritage by commemorating the announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. State of Texas in 1865. Celebrated on June 19, the term is a combination of June and nineteenth
To all those who fought. To all those who lost their lives. To all those who suffered so that I and my girls could be free, I salute you. Your tale shall be passed down the generations so we never forget your courage & sacrifice. Happy Emancipation Day.
New for 2015 Income Tax Returns #net #income #calculator http://incom.remmont.com/new-for-2015-income-tax-returns-net-income-calculator/ #income tax returns online # New for 2015 Income Tax Returns Filing Deadline The filing deadline for the Tax Year 2015 income tax return is April 18, 2016. The District of Columbia observes Emancipation Day on Friday, April 15 when April 16 is a Saturday. This makes Monday, April 18, 2016 the deadline for filing Continue Reading
Observance of Juneteenth has traditionally tended towards church-centered celebrations featuring food, fun, and a focus on self-improvement and education by guest speakers. Although initially associated with Texas and other Southern states, the Civil Rights Era and the Poor People’s March to Washington in 1968, in particular, helped spread the tradition all across America—to the extent that Milwaukee and Minneapolis now host two of the largest Juneteenth celebrations in the nation.
Sunday, Sept 22, 2013: Emancipation Day in United States - Residents of Ohio commemorate the abolishment of slavery on Emancipation Day, which falls on September 22. Some other states have similar celebrations, but they fall on different dates