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Celebrate 150 years since the end of slavery in the US

Professor Zoe Trodd from Nottingham’s Department of American and Canadian Studies¬†fills us in on how the department is celebrating the 150th anniversary of slave emancipation.¬† This month marks the 150th anniversary of the US Emancipation Proclamation. Signed and issued by President Abraham Lincoln during the American civil war on January 1 1863, the order proclaimed …