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DC Emancipation Day Parade Photos

By April 16, 2012

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Did you miss the DC Emancipation Day Parade today? A variety of community groups participated in the event honoring the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Compensated Emancipation Act, granting freedom to 3,100 enslaved persons in the District of Columbia. Enjoy these photos and get a glimpse of the parade!

Photo © Rachel Cooper, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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