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Veterans Day 2013 ~ The Journey Towards Dignity and Respect California Gold Rush Pioneers
khubaka, michael harris
The ongoing journey for recognition of the authentic contributions by U.S. Colored Troops from California during the U.S. Civil War remains an long term battle. The battle to end Slavery in California and the continuing impacts from the open and festering wounds remain unfinished business in our journey towards a more perfect union. National Emancipation Day, this 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, time has come to reconcile the past, present and future in the ongoing struggle for equal rights and freedoms afforded to all United States citizens. The journey towards dignity and respect for California Gold Rush Pioneers of African ancestry continues...

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