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Emancipation, A Crime Against Humanity?

23 Feb 2013

Presented by Dr. Darin Waters, UNC-Asheville, the free public program examines the role of the enslaved in seeking their own freedom and affecting President Lincoln and the declaration of the Emancipation Promclamation. Discussion includes developments in western North Carolina and provides new insight on pre-emancipation experiences of African Americans in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina. For more information, call 828-668-9259 or visit