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, 2022 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: April 8th, 2022 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 "CBS Evening News" headlines for Sunday, July... July 15, 2018 New Rescue Boat Offers Lifeline To Manasquan... July 11, 2018 Source: Mavs decline Dirk’s option for cap... June 30, 2018 Trump Praises Making Other Nations Pay More... July 12, 2018 R&B artist triumphs to win international 'male... July 27, 2018 130 surgeries haven't disheartened this 15-year-old music... July 8, 2018 LA rapper who bragged about 'flocking' to... June 22, 2018 Demanding Answers: Kips Bay Neighbors Say Gushing... July 26, 2017 LeBron boosts Vegas odds of Lakers winning... July 2, 2018 Rudolph shrugs off Big Ben ‘help now’... May 7, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.