Tag: freedom

Celebrating Juneteenth

What is Juneteenth? “The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free.” These words, known as General Orders No. 3, were read by General Gordon Granger in Galveston, Texas. While the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation […]

Your daughter is worth more than $12?

The more news I hear about the nearly 300 girls who were abducted from a secondary boarding school in Nigeria, the more troubled I become. Recent developments have revealed that the captors have threatened to sell the girls into marriage in the marketplace for $12 and to use […]