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Thursday, January 31, 2008
Black History Every Day---January 31st
On this day in 1865, the 13th amendment was passed by the U.S. Congress. The 13th Amendment officially abolished and continues to prohibit slavery, and with limited exceptions, such as those convicted of a crime, prohibits involuntary servitude.