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Diane Mutti-Burke explains the significance of Juneteenth and emancipation proclamation
“The emancipation proclamation actually didn’t free any enslaved people," said Diane Mutti-Burke. "Lincoln basically said to the southern states that he was turning the army into an army of liberation and, anywhere that the Union Army went from that point forward, they would liberate people." Read more and watch the story on KSHB's website.

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Published: Jun 20, 2020

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