COMPLETE COVERAGE: Latest on desperate search to find missing college student

Emancipation Day: What does it mean today?

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – President Lincoln signed a bill, passed by Congress 150 years ago that freed slaves within the District of Columbia.

The Emancipation Proclamation and the end of the Civil War wouldn’t come until later.

Now, 150 years after emancipation began in earnest, CBS 6 Senior reporter Wayne Covil examines where African-Americans stand 150 years after emancipation.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,604 other followers