Eve Ewing

Sociologist at the University of Chicago

Sociologist at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration

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On June 19, 1865, Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, to tell the state’s slaves that the Civil War was over.

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On June 19, 1865, Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, to tell the state’s slaves that the Civil War was over.

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