Somewhere along the 55-mile voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965, 15-year-old Betty Anderson, whose father was a shoemaker, wore a large hole in her shoe. But that didn’t stop her.
America was founded in 1776 on the idea that ‘all men are created equal,’ the principle that led to slavery abolition and created the freest nation on Earth.
The ‘settler’ argument exacerbates racial tensions by projecting a historical narrative in which white Americans, regardless of their family histories, are singularly responsible for historical evils against indigenous people.
It’s time to restore real black history: recognition of achievement and overcoming obstacles as citizens integral to this great nation.
First Baptist has always had strong members whose faith, tested and tried with slavery, Jim Crow segregation, intimidation, violence, and even a devastating tornado, triumphed over all.
Like any just man, Abraham Lincoln knew the hope of rest and the promise of peace hereafter.
William Cooper Nell’s innovative approach of collecting oral records passed down from Revolutionary War veterans showed what these unsung heroes did for their country and why they deserved equal rights.
Although fact-checking the 1619 Project and offering academic criticism is important, it is not the most effective strategy for winning the hearts and minds of Americans.
Among Pete Buttigieg’s mother’s ancestors we can find his great-great-great-great-grandfather, a Tennessee congressman and planter named William Marshall Inge.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas faced down a ‘high-tech lynching’ by the same people who now claim to be America’s arbiters of racial justice. He has every reason to be vindictive and chooses not to be.
This International Holocaust Remembrance Day, take time to remember the victims, remember the survivors, and remember Carl Lutz, the man responsible for the largest civilian rescue mission of the entire Holocaust.
In the case of the Holocaust and its obvious evil, it’s easy for anyone living today to insist he would’ve fought on the side of justice. But how many people flatter themselves?
Yes, horrible things happened at Southern plantations. But horrible things have happened all across the entire nation. To start banning venues due to evils is to prevent attempts to replace evil with good.
In the bleak midwinter 155 years ago this month, my great-great-Uncle Cornelius M. Dearth died here — on the grounds of the Civil War POW camp in Andersonville, Georgia. He was 22.
‘When, from the long distance of a hundred years, they shall look back upon us, they shall know, at least, that we possessed…gratitude for what our ancestors have done for our happiness.’
‘We have long endeavored to secure the celebration of this great festival upon the same day in every American State and Territory, so that it might be a National Holiday.’
Whether we feast on turkey, seafood, or barbecue, may Thanksgiving 2019 enable us to count our blessings today, give thanks for the good in our past, and strengthen us for tomorrow.
Americans have an annoying knack for purging holidays of their true meaning, and Thanksgiving is no exception.
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