Proclamation Gala 2012


African American Civil War Museum presents 
Commemorative Events for the

 

150th Anniversary of the 

Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation

September 19-22, 2012

 
September 19, 2012 6:30pm-8:30pm

African American Civil War Museum

Proclamation Gala


Proclamation Gala Ticket
$100 per Ticket

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation signed September 22, 1862 by President Abraham Lincoln. The African American Civil War Museum will host the Proclamation Gala on Wednesday, September 19, 2012.

This fundraising event will help support the mission of the African American Civil War Museum to preserve and tell the stories of the United States Colored Troops and African American involvement in the Civil War.

Emancipation Proclamation Harpers Weekly



September 20-21, 2012 6pm


The Fannie Lou Hamer Story


The African American Civil War Museum will host this one woman show written and performed by Mzuri Moyo.  In this up close and personal story about Fannie Lou Hamer's struggles and accomplishments, Moyo will bring her to life through word and song.

 Fannie lou hamer background

Click to view the flyer (pdf). 




September 22, 2012 6:30pm

Road to Emancipation: How the War to Preserve

the Union Became a War to End Slavery


September 22, 2012 marks the 150th anniversary of the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.In this commemorative lecture Hari Jones will connect the activities of African Americans in the effort to abolish slavery to the efforts by government officials to preserve the Union. This commemorative lecture is followed by a reception. This is a free event.

Lincoln's Cabinet

View the flyer (pdf)


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