I have to thank Newark, NJ Mayor Cory Booker for this quote on this 4th of July from his Facebook page:
“I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually.” J. Baldwin
I happen to run across this oration from Frederick Douglass to give meaning at that time for blacks in American and Independence Day. We have soo much right inspite of our history to celebrate what black America has done for this country, even though I feel at times we aren’t appreciated for it.
Just like I did last year let me post two fitting videos that put my love and respect for this country in perspective with a soulful twist…