PAST EVENT: "150 Years After the Thirteenth Amendment" with Congressman G.K. Butterfield

Commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Thirteenth Amendment and the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act on February 27 at 1:30 pm with Rep. G. K. Butterfield.

Butterfield headshotPresident Lincoln’s Cottage and the Armed Forces Retirement Home are proud to partner for our annual Black History Month program. Keynote speaker Congressman G. K. Butterfield, Representative of North Carolina’s 1st District and Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, will speak on his experiences as a student leader, Civil Rights attorney, judge, and Congressman that have put him in the front-lines of history, helping others to fully realize the promise of the Thirteenth Amendment and continuing to shape an equal and just United States. This program will also include inspirational readings and musical interludes.

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Questions?, 202-688-3735.
Please note that seating is limited to the first 50 guests who RSVP.

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