Historian Aims To Honor 150th Emancipation DateIn 2007, the Annapolis City Council passed a bill apologizing for slavery. The legislation also called for a time of education in the last week of October.
Watch Nights Mark Emancipation Proclamation 150thAs New Year's Day approached 150 years ago, all eyes were on President Abraham Lincoln in expectation of what he warned 100 days earlier would be coming -- his final proclamation declaring all slaves in states rebelling against the Union to be "forever free."
Md. Black History Museum Plans Civil War EventA Baltimore museum dedicated to the history of Maryland's black residents is planning an event marking the abolition of slavery in the state.