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What, to Black Americans, is the 4th of July?- A New Visions CLASSIC From Project 21

The following New Visions Commentary from Project 21 member Stacy Swimp was originally published in July of 2012: On July 5, 1852, the famous black abolitionist Frederick Douglass delivered a stinging indictment of American independence. He did so because it … Continue reading

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“Black History Month Makes a Mockery of Black History”

By: Stacy M. Swimp   During “Black History Month” most people focus on Black America’s “heroes.” Stories are shared about the past, or what some call the “Black experience” in America. Unfortunately, Black History Month seems to have become a … Continue reading

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Freedom At the Expense of Black Americans: The Racist Origin of Forced Unionism

This Labor Day, Big Labor is in disarray.  Despite spending a record $1.7 billion last election cycle in politicking and lobbying for more government-granted special power and privileges to expand their reach over more workers, union bosses continue to see … Continue reading

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Is Abortion Acceptable In Cases of Rape and Incest? Women Touched By Abortion Speak Out

Rebecca Kiessling, A Michigan attorney and Personhood advocate, was conceived in rape. Rebecca opposes the notion that there should be exceptions in cases of rape and incest. “Whenever I hear that, I cannot help but to think of the parable of the … Continue reading

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“What, to Black Americans, is the 4th of July?”: A 21st Century Perspective of Frederick Douglass’ Message

    Each year, on the 4th of July, many Americans celebrate “Independence Day”. Independence Day. Independence Day dates back to the 18th century and American Revolution War. In June 1776, representatives of the first 13 U.S. colonies declared their … Continue reading

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