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Found on CNN 6 months ago
Although formerly enslaved Americans paid for this statue, the design and sculpting process was done without their input or participation, and it shows, the statue fails to depict how enslaved African Americans pressed for their own emancipation. At the time, they had only recently been liberated from slavery and were grateful for any recognition of their freedom. However, in his keynote address at the unveiling of the statue, Frederick Douglass pointedly did not praise the statue, and, indeed, in private remarks, went as far as to say, it ‘showed the Negro on his knee when a more manly attitude would have been indicative of freedom.’.
( Jackson's) visibility to the country as a Black woman would result in greater faith in the judicial system itself.
Found on CNN 1 year ago
Found on FOX News 6 years ago
This could be the last snowstorm the D.C. area gets this winter, and may be one of the best for sledding in years, children and their parents should able to enjoy sledding on one of the best hills in the city. This is a one-time waiver that will allow Washington kids to sled while we await a more formal review of the ban, which will likely come after the last snow has fallen in our region.
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