Tuesday, 19 February 2013

News: Mississippi formally ratifies the 13th amendment on slavery

148 years later, thanks to the movie "Lincoln" (with Daniel Day-Lewis, that's right). 
‎"Here’s an outcome the producers of the movie Lincoln probably never expected: it indirectly led to the official ratification of the 13th amendment to ban slavery in Mississippi, nearly 150 years after its adoption." (Time)

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