Afro History Today in Afro History ! Washington D.C. abolishes slavery in 1862 ! ( The District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act). written by Marc Alexander April 16, 2021 Emancipation Memorial in Lincoln Park, Washington DC (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Today in Afro History ! Washington D.C. abolishes slavery in 1862 ! ( The District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act). was last modified: March 29th, 2021 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA player, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ! Actor, Martin Lawrence ! NFL player, Dick “Night Train” Lane ! Singer, Akon ! Singer, Roy Hamilton ! NBA player, Luol Deng ! next post Today’s Afro Birthday ! NBA player, C. J. Watson ! Actress, Lela Rochon ! Rapper Redman ! Actress, Kimberly Elise ! You may also like Today’s Afro Birthday’s ! Actor/Activist Harry Belafonte... March 1, 2021 2018 Chunnenuggee Fair April 4, 2018 Tim Heidecker On Showtime’s ‘Moonbase 8’: ‘We... November 6, 2020 Trump Comment That Immigrants Are ‘Changing The... July 15, 2018 Job Fair June 29, 2018 Memphis Blues April 4, 2018 Lowe: Russell Westbrook can’t be OKC’s entire... April 30, 2018 XXXTentacion, Mourning and Morality June 22, 2018 Five Hurt After Car Plows Into Crowd... July 13, 2018 Brown: ‘Unified’ in handling of Embiid injury April 18, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.