‘What to the African American is 4th of July?’ Readers Reflect on Race in America

Source: http://www.tadias.com/07/04/2020/what-to-the-african-american-is-4th-of-july-readers-reflect-on-race-in-america/

The Washington Post Anthony D. Owens, 54, Upper Marlboro, Md: As our nation begins to fire up the grills and sit around park benches to celebrate the annual Fourth of July holiday, I am reminded of a speech Frederick Douglass gave July 5, 1852, titled, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” Today, […]

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