Thursday, August 21, 2014

It is not the white man who has prevented blacks from seizing upon the opportunity available to all. It is the debilitating animus, blame, self-segregation, and self-victimization they wallow in. MUST READ...

Blacks Should Be Thankful There Was An America To Come To

On July 4, 2014, I was a guest speaker at the Racial Reconciliation and Healing event hosted by Rev. James David Manning of ATLAH Ministries held at Gettysburg Battlefield, in Gettysburg, PA. In the course of my speech, which I gave from the same place President Abraham Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address, I quoted Booker T. Washington saying: “We went into slavery a piece of property; we came out American citizens. We went into slavery pagans; we came out Christians. We went into slavery without a language; we came out speaking the proud Anglo-Saxon tongue. We went into slavery with slave chains clanking about our wrists; we came out with the American ballot in our hands.”
(Address to Hamilton Club, Chicago, 1895)

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