Thoughts on Independence 2021
I have to admit, that in general, I approach the Fourth of July, as a day when I have to be comforting my pets who are fraid of fireworks. But this year, after a recent trip to the Museum of African American History in Washington DC, I am thinking about the celebration of independence differently.
Today, we credit Thomas Jefferson as the primary author of the Declaration of Independance, adoped by the Second Continental Congress on July 4th, 1776. Most every young American school child learns these words: