Day: June 19, 2019

What to the American Negro in the Twenty-First Century Is Juneteenth

By Michael June 19, 2019 Off

What to the American Negro in the twenty-first century is Juneteenth?

I posit this question because of the many social media references for Juneteenth. The apparent reference is to June 19, 1865, as the day slavery ended for enslaved Africans in the United States of America.

Nothing could be further from the truth. To accept this date as the exact day freedom came is to denigrate the courage exemplified by the brave sons of Africa who fought to gain their freedom during the War between the States. read more

Poor Kyle Kashuv Gets No Sympathy From Me

By Michael June 19, 2019 Off

I’ve often come to the aid of the underdog. I have a long track record of siding with the disadvantage in an unfair fight. But I find it hard to muster any sympathy for poor Kyle Kashuv. Nope not a half-ounce of pity for this privileged kid, nada, zilch, notwithstanding the fact, Kashuv has 295,000 more twitter followers than I. read more