THE 13TH AMENDMENT

"13 for 13"

  • Abolished slavery: Passed in 1865 at the end of the Civil War (157 years ago)

  • Slavery in U.S. started over 400 years ago

  • Civil Rights Act passed in 1964 (58 years ago)

  • Current U.S. population: 330 million

  • 2020: African-Americans are approximately 13.4% of the U.S. population (40 million people)