Black Positive People : Black U.S. leaders call for Abolition Day holiday

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    Black U.S. leaders call for Abolition Day holiday


    (Reuters) - A group of black U.S. lawmakers and other prominent figures on Tuesday called on the federal government to declare a national holiday to mark Abolition Day, the official end to the nation's use of slavery ...



    http://news.yahoo.com/black-u-leaders-call-abolition-day-holiday-193123444.html

    Black U.S. leaders call for Abolition Day holiday

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus as well as a federal appeals judge and the NAACP released a petition asking for the holiday to fall on Dec. 6, which this year marks the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment....
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