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1619 Slavery

America founded on idea & promise of freedom

Do people who take a knee during the national anthem stand and cheer the fireworks on the 4th of July? For some Americans, Independence Day is the greatest holiday on the calendar. It celebrates, not just  a nation’s founding, but an idea’s founding: the idea of a “land of the free”…
bubmag
July 2, 2020
1619 Slavery

The View: Juneteenth, Nikole Hannah Jones, Muriel Bowser, Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard, Hot Topics

Panel is Whoopi, Joy, Sunny, and Meghanhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qf6LPgf1h-AAdditional clips and more behind the cut Hot Topic Black Lives Matterhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Oi24bpdKSIhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_khDDcSEj0Juneteenth honors the end of slavery in the US. You can read more about Juneteenth at this linkHayden and Mickey Stevenson’s song I Can’t Breathe is performed by Deitrick Haddon.Nikole Hannah Jones joins,…
bubmag
June 20, 2020
1619 Slavery

Call them the 1619 riots

America is burning. Rioters set fire to police stations and restaurants. Looters have ravaged shops from coast to coast. And now they’re coming for the statues — not just of Confederate generals, but the republic’s Founders, including George Washington, whose statue was torn down in Portland, Ore. Call them the…
bubmag
June 20, 2020
1619 Slavery

Antifa torches and topples George Washington statue in Portland

U.S. Vandals spray-painted '1619' on torso, a reference to NYT's '1619 Project'(POST-MILLENNIAL) A statue of George Washington, the first president of the United States, was toppled and burned Thursday night by Antifa in Portland, Oregon. The statue is located on the front lawn of Portland's German American Society and is…
bubmag
June 19, 2020
1619 Slavery

Fact check: The Irish were indentured servants, not slaves

The claim: Irish Americans were enslaved in the Americas and treated worse than enslaved Black peopleNational protests against police brutality amid a global pandemic have caused many Americans to reckon with the country’s history of racism and inequality. The moment has caused a fake historical meme to again surface.“The first slaves…
bubmag
June 18, 2020
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The American University And The End Of The Enlightenment

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS - APRIL 22: A general view of Harvard University campus. (Photo by Maddie ... Meyer/Getty Images) Getty Images America is arguably the most magnificent manifestation of the Enlightenment that transformed the world after 1500. Our nation was discovered and settled by adventurers and risk-takers embracing change. Founding Fathers…
bubmag
June 15, 2020