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Experiments in Freedom; The Legacy of the DC Compensated Emancipation Act

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Co-produced by the DC History Center and the African American Civil War Museum, this program is the latest installment in the DC History Center’s Context for Today series of online conversations with thoughtful and thought-provoking historians, activists, journalists, and community members.

DC educator William Jones, historian and Emancipation Day activist C.R. Gibbs, and family history researcher Stephen Hammond join moderator Amara Evering to examine Compensated Emancipation's complicated legacy and contemporary relevance.