July 05, 2007

No Truer Words

This should be required reading for all this time of year:

I shall see this day and its popular characteristics from the slave's point of view. Standing there identified with the American bondman, making his wrongs mine, I do not hesitate to declare, with all my soul, that the character and conduct of this nation never looked blacker to me than on this 4th of July! Whether we turn to the declarations of the past, or to the professions of the present, the conduct of the nation seems equally hideous and revolting. America is false to the past, false to the present, and solemnly binds herself to be false to the future. >>>

Posted by ronn at July 5, 2007 10:27 AM

That statement is dead on correct. Posted by: Waddie G. [TypeKey Profile Page] on July 5, 2007 08:26 PM
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