Make America Again
Not to mention the woman. Hmmm.
Still a mighty poetic cry nevertheless.
Langston Hughes, 1936. Photo by Carl van Vechten
July 4th, 2020
For the last 2 or more decades of my life, this day is a reminder to me, personally, of all America is not.
The other 364 days of the year, we unconsciously (or maybe we’re semi-aware based on our citizenship status) enjoy the many things America, our home, offers us. Especially if we compare our country to other nations that have even more injustice, political unrest, and violence against their citizenry within their borders.
I maintain this: until there is Justice for All, there is no justice.
Until institutionally-sanctioned violence of every kindis acknowledged, examined, addressed and redressed, always striving toward attaining the best possible equity at every end of the spectrum for the individuals who make up our society, then our society, as a whole, will never know freedom or peace.
Below, a poem by Langston…
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