Archive for July 4th, 2020

July 4th, 2020 - 9:09 am § in America, Racism

On the Fourth of July 1852

“What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?” Frederick Douglass  1852 What have I, or those I represent, to do with your national independence? Are the great principles of political freedom and of natural justice, embodied in that Declaration of Independence, extended to us? and am I, th[...]

July 4th, 2020 - 7:41 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Is the cat dead?


July 4th, 2020 - 3:10 am § in Misc.

JULY 4: Happy Birthday Malia Obama


July 4th, 2020 - 1:38 am § in Misc.

The-AVE Challenge: Where did this picture appear?

A. Wall Street Journal, New York B. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston C. Al Jazeera D. Aaran Art Gallery, Tehran E. La Repubblica,Rome  [...]

July 4th, 2020 - 12:28 am § in Hypocrisy

JULY 4 NEWS: Sally Heming’s Bedroom

I very much enjoyed and recommend the novel written about Sally Hemings. In that book  Barbara Chase-Riboud  describes a bedroom Jefferson built in Monticello for the slave paramour.  Archaeologists have now excavated an area of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello mansion that had been used as a[...]