You may recognize this entry from Juneteenths in the past when I posted it with a different picture. Therefore, you will be surprised to know that Juneteenth never existed before. […]
Finally there is a memorial to those who were lynched and who struggled under slavery. It is a new museum opening in Montgomery this month, lest we forget. Learn more […]
Sometimes I want to scream and this is one of them. How many of you want to get rid of the Electoral College because it trumps (pun not deliberate) the […]
Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by […]
By ERIKA L. WOOD
Next November more than 5 million Americans will not be allowed to vote because of a criminal conviction in their past. Nearly 4 million of these people are not in prison, yet they remain disenfranchised for years, often for decades and sometimes for life.