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Gayle Rubin and Pat Califia write articles calling all consensual acts, including sadomasochism, a form of women’s emancipation.
FOR TODAY’S FEMINIST WRITERS, SEX MAKES A COMEBACKMEREDITH MARANJUNE 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In other words, it took two years for the emancipation of enslaved people to materialize legally.
JUNETEENTH, EXPLAINEDFABIOLA CINEASJUNE 17, 2021VOX
The vote was heralded by the bill’s supporters as a milestone in the effort to foster a greater recognition of the horrors of slavery in the United States and the long history of inequality that followed emancipation and continues to this day.
CONGRESS VOTES OVERWHELMINGLY TO MAKE JUNETEENTH A FEDERAL HOLIDAY. THE DAY COMMEMORATES THE END OF SLAVERY IN TEXAS IN 1865.MIKE DEBONISJUNE 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Female drivers symbolized the New Woman who embraced social emancipation, participation in the public sphere and even pleasure.
HER CRAZY DRIVING IS A KEY ELEMENT OF CRUELLA DE VIL’S EVIL. HERE’S WHY.GENEVIEVE CARPIOAPRIL 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He intended that pressure from the federal government would move the Southern states to enact their own gradual emancipation policies, as individual Northern states had done after the American Revolution.
WORKING TO END SLAVERY, LINCOLN FOUND POWER — AND LIMITS — IN THE CONSTITUTIONELIZABETH R. VARONJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Civil War, Oakes shows, radicalized Lincoln, compelling him to press more aggressively an agenda of state-level emancipation, through both threats and incentives aimed at enslavers.
WORKING TO END SLAVERY, LINCOLN FOUND POWER — AND LIMITS — IN THE CONSTITUTIONELIZABETH R. VARONJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I rejoice in being able to say that the general tendency of the speeches was towards universal Emancipation, mental and physical.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The excitement attending the reform act, indeed, had not been neglected by the friends of emancipation.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Cruce and Leclerc, all ready to march under the guidance of your highness, to the emancipation of religion and the throne.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
Mr. Labouchere maintained that the result of the great experiment of emancipation would depend on the fate of this bill.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 26, 2021
Choose the synonym for obedient
docile

WORDS RELATED TO EMANCIPATION

  • deliverance
  • delivery
  • disembarrassment
  • disentanglement
  • emancipation
  • exploit
  • extrication
  • feat
  • heroics
  • heroism
  • liberation
  • performance
  • ransom
  • reclamation
  • recovering
  • recovery
  • redemption
  • release
  • relief
  • salvage
  • salvation
  • saving
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