What Is Juneteenth?

Juneteenth is the oldest celebration of the end of slavery in the United…


African Slaves Were Not 'Immigrants': Reminders from the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Dr. Ben Carson got off to a stumbling start as the Secretary of the Department…


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The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro: A Speech by Frederick Douglass

No other phrase in the founding documents of the United States stings an…


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The Image of God and the African American Experience- Part 2

American culture has been defacing the image of God in people of African…


The Juneteenth of the Soul

Today is Juneteenth.  June 19, 1865 commemorates the day when the Emancipation…