Frederick Douglass, the great 19th century Abolitionist once said, “No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck.”
On Sunday, June 21, 2020, the Christopher Harris, Executive Director of Unhyphenated America .org shares a “UA Thought” about “Juneteenth”. He asks, “How Important Is Juneteenth For The Rest Of America?”
In a thread on his Facebook page, he stated that he has “NEVER celebrated Juneteenth, and neither has a large majority of Black folks.”
Someone replied, “Will you now? Why wouldn’t you celebrate the freedom of slaves? Just curious.”
Christopher answers their question with another question. “When did slaves become free?”
Click here to listen in, and learn a little about the history of the progress toward emancipating all of America from the scourge of slavery.
To read the full article, CLICK HERE: https://unhyphenatedamerica.org/2020/06/15/how-important-is-juneteenth-for-the-rest-of-america?/