What the Fourth of July Means to the Slave…

For our Independence Day, here is Danny Glover reciting Frederick Douglass‘ 1852 speech, “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro:”

It still holds true to this day. Also, here is an article discussion how today’s young Americans know little about the country’s history, such as what year the nation declared independence (it was 1776, by the way). What a shame.

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