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HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS: PART I

Posted about 4 years ago by kathryn Coker
In December 2011, President Barack Obama proclaimed January, National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. His proclamation read in part: Nearly a century and a half ago, President Abraham Lincoln issued […]
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BILL OF RIGHTS DAY

Posted about 4 years ago by kathryn Coker
Presidential Proclamation On November 27, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued a proclamation designating  December 15 as Bill of Rights Day. The proclamation read in part: The first ten amendments, […]
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Commemorating Native American Heritage Month

Posted about 4 years ago by kathryn Coker
Part II: Virginia’s Native Americans Virginia’s Earliest Inhabitants Virginia’s earliest inhabitants were hunters and gatherers who tracked the migratory patterns of animals. In time, they formed towns along riverbanks and sketched […]
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Constitution Day – September 17, 2020

Posted about 4 years ago by kathryn Coker
September 17 is designated as Constitution Day, also known as Citizenship Day, to memorialize the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787 by delegates to the […]
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FORWARD INTO LIGHT CAMPAIGN

Posted about 4 years ago by kathryn Coker
August 26 marks the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution giving women the vote. Buildings and landmarks across the country will celebrate by […]
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Law Day 2020

Posted about 4 years ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
What is Law Day? Law Day was established by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1958 as a national day set aside to celebrate the rule of law in the United […]
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