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Emancipation Proclamation
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directive issued by President Abraham Lincoln, in which enslaved people in states or portions of states still in rebellion were declared free
  • Laura was born to a slave mother imported from Mississippi; she said she was nine when "freedom broke," her term for the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863.
    six — Bad-mouthing Black English (23% in)

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