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i man suh pay shuhn

  • n  freeing someone from the control of another; especially a parent's relinquishing authority and control over a minor child

  • The proclamation reaches the South where a family of slaves receives news of their emancipation.
  • Ironically, as some commentators note, the increase in the procedure reflects the growing emancipation of women from tradition-rooted communities, but also the ongoing male .
  • According to Historian John Hope Franklin, Negro colonization seemed as important to Lincoln as emancipation.
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  • Fadela Amara in Houston Chronicle
    The court decision "is a real fatwa against the emancipation and liberty of women," said Urban Affairs Minister Fadela Amara, the daughter of immigrants from North Africa.
  • President Bush in USA Today
    It seems fitting on Martin Luther King Day that I come and look at the Emancipation Proclamation in its original form,Bush said. "Abraham Lincoln recognized that all men are created equal. Martin Luther King lived on that admonition to...
  • Asif Ali Zardari in Xinhua
    On this day let us all resolve that we shall endeavor to uphold the Constitution, rule of law and work for the emancipation of the people. I hope that towards this end all institutions of the state will work in harmony,Zardari said.

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