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International Day of Remembrance of the Victims
of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
25 March

Exhibit

The exhibition "Forever Free: Celebrating Emancipation" is comprised of panels retracing the history of the Transatlantic Slave Trade, presenting heroes and activists, the fight for emancipation, and the legacy of slavery today. It is presented in connection with the observance of the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, 25 March, in accordance with General Assembly resolution 62/122 of 17 December 2007.

A copy of the Emancipation Proclamation, signed by President Abraham Lincoln and Secretary of State William Seward, along with a signed copy of the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution will also be on display during the commemorative week, 18 - 25 March.

Photo of the 2013 exhibit
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