Robin Strongin

As we get ready to celebrate July 4th I wanted to share some thoughtful words, difficult questions, and wonder how it is that in 2017, there are many in the US who do not know what it means to be free, to be independent.

We have made such encouraging progress but before too many hotdogs and apple pie are consumed, join me in watching this video.

You might want to go easy on the fireworks, until we can answer Frederick Douglass’ question: “What to the American slave, is your Fourth of July?”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L60475SRXkk&sns=emFrederick Douglass “The Meaning of July 4th for the Negro”

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