Day: February 9, 2016

  • Celebration of Freedoms in February

    Along with celebrating Black History Month, we make note of National Freedom Day, occurring on the first of February. In 1865 on February 1st, President Lincoln signed the 13th amendment, thereby outlawing slavery. While it didn’t become a national holiday until President Truman signed it into official existence, a former slave, Major Richard Robert Wright, […]