The history books and the “establishment” tell you that today is Independence Day and we celebrate “freedom”. Now, yal know that I’m more of a realists. The slaves weren’t free and they were considered to be property at that point in history. So instead of freedom, I say that we celebrate what is arguably the greatest tax evasion of all-time
It’s bittersweet when Black people say they’re proud to be “American”. Essentially, what it means is they’re proud to be “Americans” as opposed to being considered “American property” or 3/5’s of a person.