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Thursday, 09 May 2024 17:35

Happy Heavenly Birthday, Mrs. Hanes!

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Wednesday, 14 April 2021 13:43

Loretta Carter Hanes

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In celebration of DC Emancipation Day, we’re taking a closer look at the remarkable life of DC native Loretta Carter Hanes. Hanes spent her life fighting for educational equality and for official recognition of April 16 as Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia.

Tuesday, 16 April 2002 13:11

Emancipation Celebration

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After 101 Years, Parade Again Marks Liberation of D.C. Slaves

Historian Loretta Hanes Worked 10 Years for Emancipation Day Event

Wednesday, 31 May 2023 19:52

Pianist Peter Hanes

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Thursday, 24 March 1977 15:02

Julius Hobson Sr. Dies

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Julius Hobson Sr. died yesterday at age 54 of the cancer that would not let him fight any more.

Thursday, 17 April 2003 18:58

D.C. Emancipation Day 2003 - Photo #2

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Thursday, 17 April 2003 18:46

D.C. Emancipation Day 2003 - Photo #1

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Acie Lee Byrd, Jr. (January 7, 1937 - May 13, 2014)

James Forman (October 4, 1928 - January 10, 2005)

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