Catholic University to Celebrate Emancipation Act and Brookland’s 125th Anniversary
|WHERE:||The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Ave. N.E.
This year, the District of Columbia is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the D.C. Compensated Emancipation Act, which marked an end to slavery in the city more than eight months before President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation.
|SPONSOR:||School of Arts and Sciences|
|MEDIA:||To cover either event, contact Katie Lee or Mary McCarthy Hines in the Office of Public Affairs at 202-319-5600 or firstname.lastname@example.org.|