Mike Ruane

(Detail of a lithographic version of the Emancipation Proclamation by Charles Shober of Chicago.)

On 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation, Reflections on Its Philadelphia Impact

January 1st, 2013 marks the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the first document that put the US government in official opposition to slavery.


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Brotherly Love: Teens Help Breast Cancer Patients

Two New Jersey teenagers found inspiration in a tumultuous time and created an organization to financially assist women fighting with breast cancer.