emancipation

Will Smith and director Antoine Fuqua said they are pulling production on their upcoming film out of Georgia over the state’s new restrictive voting measure.
Because Prince could do whatever the hell he wanted.
I am a Christian and an American, but I refuse to settle for this American Christianity any longer or be defined by it. I know that there is something much greater beyond it worth heading toward; something that looks more like God and feels more like love.
I couldn't help myself but to feel the pulse of excitement while watching the flick Makers: Women Who Make America, a movie about the "breakout" of the housewives to careerwives, highlighting Women's Lib, Ms. Magazine's impact on society, and the March for Equality.
James Forten's vision -- and the many courageous stories of others along the Delaware -- remind us that freedoms are hard won by those willing to sacrifice to make the world a better place.
Angela Merkel has again become the most powerful woman in the world. Surveying the global map of female heads of government highlights some surprising realities about emancipation and the patriarchy.
Now, more than a century later, the life of Frederick Douglass has come full circle; on June 19th a statue of his likeness will be permanently placed in the Capitol's Emancipation Hall joining 18 other men and women so honored.
In the 10-15 years following Emancipation, there was some experimentation with surnames, so it's not unusual to find a family with one name in the 1870 census and an entirely different one in the 1880.
The time has arrived for racism to be openly and honestly discussed, denounced, and deposed of. If our country is to remain united, these unlawful injustices and practices must be addressed and policies must be enacted to curtail the centuries of damage already done.
"Despite the adoption of treaties and laws prohibiting slavery, the evidence nevertheless shows that many men, women and