(2 years after the Emancipation Proclamation. Why? Because Texas wasn't having it.)
After the war ended, news traveled very slowly through the Southern parts of the United States of America, African Americans were indeed,
(cows, horses, pigs)
These human beings, held in captivity, were used as labor, building what we now know as this beautiful enterprising country called America. Come, celebrate Emancipation Proclamation - in Los Angeles and
San Francisco this weekend!