On April 16, 2022, the city of Washington DC put on DC Emancipation Day 2022, an event to commemorate The DC Compensated Emancipation Act of 1862, which ended slavery in the district.

A variety of food trucks were present at Freedom Plaza
A variety of food trucks were present at Freedom Plaza
After the parade, there was a full day of performances
After the parade, there was a full day of performances
A fantastic spring day in Washington DC to be at Freedom Plaza
A fantastic spring day in Washington DC to be at Freedom Plaza
Viewers of the Emancipation Day Parade
Viewers of the Emancipation Day Parade

The last time I photographed skateboarders in Freedom Plaza, it was on film.

The Experience Band & Show, performing at Freedom Plaza:

The Parade itself:

The performances after the parade:

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