SDG 10: Reduced Inequality

The Last Surviving Black Americans Who Were Born Into Enslavement

For many people, American slavery seems like a historically distant era. After all, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation back in 1863. And Juneteenth has been celebrated since June 19, 1866, a year after federal troops announced in Galveston, Texas, that the state’s more than 250,000 enslaved people were free. But those events are […]

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