Was Slavery a Factor in the Second Amendment?
By Carl T. Bogus, May 24, 2018
Every mass shooting, like the most recent at Santa Fe High School in Texas that left 10 people dead, reignites a passionate debate over… [more]
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George and Martha Washington enslaved 300 people. Let’s start with their names.
, June 26, 2020 at 7:27 p.m. CDT
Since this moment of reckoning has led to a prickly discussion about our Founding Fathers’… [more]
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You Want a Confederate Monument? My Body Is a Confederate Monument
By Caroline Randall Williams, June 26, 2020
NASHVILLE — I have rape-colored skin. My light-brown-blackness is a living testament to the rules, the practices, the causes of the… [more]
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The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro
By Frederick Douglass, July 5, 1852, at Rochester, New York’s Corinthian Hall, addressing the Rochester Ladies’ Anti-Slavery Society
Mr. President, Friends and Fellow Citizens:
He who could address this audience without… [more]
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Today’s sermon at National Cathedral was delivered by Reverend William J. Barber II
, a minister and political activist (Co-Chair, Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call For Moral Revival and President and Senior Lecturer, Repairers of the Breach). He obviously… [more]
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“A few things spring to mind.
Trump lacks certain qualities which the British traditionally esteem.
For instance, he has no class, no charm, no coolness, no credibility, no compassion, no wit, no warmth, no wisdom, no subtlety, no sensitivity,… [more]
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A Letter from Bishop Benfield
Read the Bible, especially Micah 6:8
: “What does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?”
To see the president of… [more]
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