Freedom Day in South Africa

Photo: GCIS, Freedom Day Celebrations at the Union Buildings, Pretoria. 2014 (Some rights reserved) April 27 is Freedom Day in South Africa. Hashtag: #FreedomDay Elsewhere on the Embedded Tweets WikipediaFreedom Day

Emancipation Day

Image: Harper’s Weekly, 1866 via Wikipedia (Some rights reserved) Washington, DC celebrates April 16 as Emancipation Day. On that day in 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act (an act of Compensated emancipation) for the release of certain persons held to service or labor in the District of Columbia. The …


Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Freedom = the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint EventsApril 27 Freedom Day (South Africa) Recommended ListeningFreedom, old and new – Freedom isn’t what it used to be. So, what can ancient Rome teach us?