Every year we must remind successive generations that this event triggered a series of events that one by one defines the challenges and responsibilities of successive generations. That’s why we need this holiday. – Al Edwards
I prayed for freedom for twenty years, but received no answer until I prayed with my legs. – Frederick Douglas.
Words of Emancipation didn’t arrive until the middle of June so they called it Juneteenth. So that was it, the night of Juneteenth celebration, his mind went on. The celebration of a gaudy illusion. ― Ralph Ellison
Nothing ever stops; it divides and multiplies, and I guess sometimes it gets ground down superfine, but it doesn’t just blow away. ― Ralph Ellison
God is love, I said, but art’s the possibility of forms, and shadows are the source of identity. ― Ralph Ellison
Do not be silent; there is no limit to the power that may be released through you. ― Howard Thurman
Happy Juneteenth to Friends, Family and All Americans.
Wishing You and All Your Loved Ones a Happy Juneteenth Day!
If you know whence you came, there is really no limit to where you can go. — James Baldwin
You can’t separate peace from freedom, because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom. — Malcolm X