"Watch Night Service" in the Black Churches in America symbolizes the historical fact,that on the night Dec. 31,1862 during the Civil War ,free and freed blacks living in the Union States gathered at churches and or other safe spaces,while thousands of their enslaved black sisters and brothers stood knelt and prayed on plantations and other slave holding sites in America-- waiting for President Abraham Lincoln to sign the Emancipation Proclamation into law.The Emancipation Proclamation legally recognized that the Civil War was fought for slavery. join host Ajah and family as we celebrate 150th year of this Historic Watch Night New Year 2013.
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