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Does Independence Day Really Represent Freedom for All Americans?

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On July 4th, 1776, America won the fight for its independence from Britain, and established itself as a nation. Now this day is celebrated as Independence Day, complete with fireworks and BBQ’s. If you’re patriotic and love everything about America, celebrating our nation is a no-brainer. However, there’s a dark …

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Lecrae Answers Critics After Taking Racial Stand on Independence Day

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Believe it or not, some people don’t want to celebrate a holiday that’s themed around the idea of independence, when the people who established it thought it fine and dandy to own other humans at the time of said establishment. The hypocrisy wrapped up in that situation is obvious now and should have …

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What is True American Patriotism? (Part 2)

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Let’s start this second part off with the definition for “Patriot”: 1. a person who loves, supports, and defends his or her country and its interests with devotion. 2. a person who regards himself or herself as a defender, especially of individual rights, against presumed interference by the federal government. …

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The Biblical Example Found in Harriet Tubman’s Mission for Freedom

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A few days ago I found myself pretty frustrated and voiced my opinion about both Donald Trump and Ben Carson’s criticism of featuring Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill in place of Andrew Jackson. The overwhelming support of keeping Jackson on the bill stems from an argument that he was an amazing president …

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Bill Cosby: Up From Slavery

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Bill Cosby’s ‘Black History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed’ was aired on July 2nd 1968 – rebroadcasting 3 weeks later – it was hosted by the first black person to be featured in a lead-role on TV. Bill Cosby unravels the tangled deceptions that have damned the history of Black people …

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