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<p>WTOP political analyst Mark Plotkin moderates "The Fight For Statehood" panel during workshop seminar on April 16, the anniversary of D.C. Emancipation Day, at the Wilson Building in Northwest.</p>

WTOP political analyst Mark Plotkin moderates "The Fight For Statehood" panel during workshop seminar on April 16, the anniversary of D.C. Emancipation Day, at the Wilson Building in Northwest.

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Emancipation Day Workshops Highlight Slavery, D.C. Statehood

As the District marked the anniversary of its Emancipation Day, a set of educational workshops Wednesday at the Wilson Building in Northwest both celebrated the city's historic day of freedom and focused on its ongoing struggle to attain statehood.