Emancipation Day

D.C. Emancipation Day Parade Goes On As PlannedThe District of Columbia's Emancipation Day parade went on as planned a day after two bombs exploded in Boston near the finish line of the city's marathon.
Lincoln Eatery Donates Funds To Lincoln's CottageTo celebrate D.C. Emancipation Day, Washington's Lincoln restaurant is donating a portion of its sales to support President Lincoln's cottage.
D.C. Residents Protest On Emancipation DayDozens of people are using the anniversary of the day President Abraham Lincoln freed slaves in Washington to call for more independence for the city, and three have been arrested.
D.C. Government Closed In Honor Of Emancipation DayDistrict government offices and schools are closed in observance of Emancipation Day.
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