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Ayo Handy-Kendi, center, and others wears chains to show their opposition to the district not having a voting representative in congress as she participates in the Washington, D.C. Emancipation Day parade, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, April 16, 2013. President Abraham Lincoln freed approximately 3,100 slaves in the District of Colombia on April 16, 1862, nine months before the Emancipation Proclamation. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)
Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK
Ayo Handy-Kendi, center, and others wears chains to show their opposition to the district not having a voting representative in congress as she participates in the Washington, D.C. Emancipation Day parade, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, April 16, 2013. President Abraham Lincoln freed approximately 3,100 slaves in the District of Colombia on April 16, 1862, nine months before the Emancipation Proclamation. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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