Plus, the first lady urged non-profits to hire military veterans and Ashton Kutcher issued an emancipation proclamation.
After a 1989 rehab stint when she was 15, the actress filed for emancipation and won.
Free blacks in particular, Davis writes, “provided the key to emancipation.”
1630s, "a setting free," from French émancipation, from Latin emancipationem (nominative emancipatio), noun of action from past participle stem of emancipare (see emancipate). Specifically with reference to U.S. slavery from 1785. In Britain, with reference to easing of restrictions on Catholics, etc.