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Juxtaposing Juneteenth and July Fourth: Emancipation, Independence and Democracy Claims
July 8, 2021
Seba Malcolm said it, we saw it and history has proved it. Indeed, he taught that “of all our studies, history is best qualified to reward our research.” Likewise, Dr. W. E. B. DuBois stated that “We can only understand the present by continually referring to and studying the past.” ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 31, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 31, 2019
On this day, August 31, 1962, the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago gained its independence. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at ... ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 4, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 4, 2019
On this day, July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was signed while individuals of African descent remained enslaved. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
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Frederick Douglass’ July 4 Speeches Trace American History
July 5, 2018
More than a century after his death, Frederick Douglass and July 4 remain profoundly intertwined. ... read more »
Councilman Curren Price Hosts One of California’s Largest and Most Patriotic Fireworks Show at Expo Park
June 29, 2018
Angelenos can expect a day popping with live musical entertainment, family-friendly activities, an array of food and a one-of-a-kind fireworks display ... read more »
WENDY’S WINDOW: Are We Really the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave?
July 8, 2016
There are injustices happening to many people across the world, Jesse Williams used his platform to share what his truth looks like being an African American just as others have used their platform and voice for their causes. ... read more »
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