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A Second Emancipation Proclamation: Free Your Mind

By Jim Allen,Editor, NuVote Reach Photo Credit: FourStory.org The Emancipation Proclamation only freed slaves in the 10 confederate states, it did not free any slaves in the Border States, nor did it abolish slavery. Because of this, President Abraham Lincoln and other supporters … Continue reading

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American History, Family History: Am I Black Enough For You?

By Jim Allen, Editor, NuVoteReach Dr. Ruby (Lonesome). Allen celebrates her  Doctorate conferral in 2012, at age 79, with family members comprising four generations of descendants of 19th century marriages between enslaved Parsons, Brown, Butts and Fulford family members. 2nd … Continue reading

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