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, 2023 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 3rd, 2023 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 More plays using both QBs? Ravens not... July 23, 2018 11/14 CBS2 Afternoon Weather Headlines November 14, 2015 Charlie Puth Was Just Looking for Attention May 11, 2018 Class in session: Sean Payton, Drew Brees... July 12, 2018 BET Fashions Grab Headlines From Award Winners June 25, 2018 Migos Readies New Single for Tour Launch July 26, 2018 Cardinals trade up to draft QB Rosen... April 27, 2018 Charlie Puth Finds a Mature New Sound... May 10, 2018 Enyel De Los Santos Wins MLB Debut... July 11, 2018 Tinashe Shows Off Her Savage Side Post-Ben... June 24, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.