JUNETEENTH: CELEBRATING EMANCIPATION FROM SLAVERY

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JUNETEENTH

Justifiable outrage coalesces into
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nity as we recoil from blue knee on black
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eck in this repetitive horror to which we cry
Enough!
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his freedom anniversary should be one of
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lation in a land revitalizing its promised
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quality despite the backward steps—
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ever forgetting Tulsa or Jim Crow or
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he Klansmen et al stalking among us—we’ll
Hope/march/work/vote til we’re…

ALL FREE, PROUD, TOGETHER.

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Emancipation Day Celebration. Image courtesy of commons.wikimedia.org

MAKE JUNETEENTH A NATIONAL HOLIDAY!

Annie

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