Black Abolitionist Archive
Subtitle: The Celebration.
Speaker or author: Watkins, William J.
Newspaper or publication: Frederick Douglass' Paper (1851 - 18??)
The writer ironically describes Independence Day (July 4th) as a day we celebrate the mockery of freedom and justice in the U.S., a country still renowned for its cruelty, injustice and continued enslavement of a large portion of its population.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page