The Emancipation Proclamation: A Public Document

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Significance Of Kwanzaa Changes Over The Years

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Is Kwanzaa Still A Thing?

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The Year In Tweets

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Is 'Django Unchained' The 'Blackest Film Ever'?

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Talking About What It Means 'To Be Black'

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Incoming Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, who spoke during the Republican National Convention this summer in Tampa, Fla., is among a number of minority politicians seen as rising stars in the GOP. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Will Hollywood Catch Up To A Changing Audience?

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Descendants Of Slaves, Slave Traders Come Together

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'Mad Science' Looks At Groundbreaking Inventors

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Pocket versions of the Proclamation of Emancipation were distributed through Union troops to be read to slaves. Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture hide caption

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'Watch Nights,' A New Year's Celebration Of Emancipation

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So What If Quarterback RGIII Is 'Not Really' Black?

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