“Independence” Day- who’s it for?

I don’t celebrate the 4th of July, and if you do, you’re wrong.

What about African-American slaves? Were they mentioned in the Declaration of “Independence”?

What about Native Americans? Was their right to life, to liberty, to property, to the pursuit of happiness considered on that day?

What about women, who wouldn’t get the vote until almost 200 years later (which means non-white women were doubly non-independent)?

No, this day is only a day when some other land-owning white men (Anglo-Saxons –> Germanic –> Aryans) decided to cut some others out of the land they wanted to steal, the lives they wanted to exploit, the women they wanted to rape, and the people they wanted to wipe out.

You need to put down the pork and open a book…


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