Slavery by Another Name Did Slavery really end with the Civil War? The documentary Slavery by Another Name explores how in the years following the Emancipation Proclamation, systematic approaches were taken to re-enslave newly freed Blacks
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
Once "freed", many of the former slaves and their children had no where to go. These are the houses built mostly during the "Slave Years" --- before the Civil War, and Lincoln's "Emancipation Proclamation" .
The Emancipation Proclamation was issued by Abraham Lincoln on September 22nd, 1862. Lincoln waited until after they had a decisive victory in the Civil War to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. This document was to allow everyone to be free, Abe wanted to end slavery because slaves and farmers could fight in the Civil War. Another reason that it was passed was because Lincoln wanted to keep Britain and France from forming an alliance with the South. This was signed on January 1st, 1863.
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.
Slavery in the North I totally disagree with this guy on some moral and political issues, but he's right about one thing: people forget that slavery originally existed in northern states as well as southern.
Link to watch the whole 90 minute documentary - slavery by another name. It talks about the exploit of mostly African American men after emancipation in the form of convict leasing. Really interesting.