Word of the Day: Emancipation

/ ĭ-măn’sə-pā’shən /, noun:

1. freedom from legal, social or political restraint or oppression

Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men.” – Mortimer J. Adler, 1902 – 2001

2. the act or condition of being freed from slavery

Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men’s skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact.” – Lyndon B. Johnson, 1908 – 1973
Abraham Lincoln: February 12, 1809April 15, 1865

The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.” – Abraham Lincoln