D.C. Mayor Says Residents Not Free

D.C. Mayor Says Residents Not Free

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April 16, 2012

Monday is Emancipation Day in Washington, D.C. In 1862, more than 3,000 slaves in the nation's capital were freed. Host Michel Martin speaks with Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray about Emancipation Day, and why he says Washington still suffers from a type of slavery.

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