slavery

Cong. Joe Courtney  (Ryan Cosgrove/WTIC Photo)

School Guide Marks Anniversary Of End To Slavery

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut congressman is reminding students about how the state’s congressmen helped end slavery in the United States in 1865. Democratic Rep. Joe Courtney has released a curriculum guide to coincide […]

01/28/2015

Shackles for slave children are seen on display in a museum. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Senate Voting On Granting Freedom To N.H. Slaves

New Hampshire’s Senate is voting Thursday whether to honor a 233-year-old petition from slaves seeking their freedom.

03/09/2013