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Prof. Christopher Parker in The Seattle Times Opinion, "Check your patriotism"

Submitted by Stephen Dunne on July 6, 2020 - 4:00pm

In the Seattle Times Opinion, Prof. Christopher Parker says that, "...if patriotism is anything, it’s about sacrifice."

"So, on this most American holiday, one where we celebrate American independence and thevalues on which the country was founded, ask yourself a question. Is America of 2020, at least for Black folks, really any different than Frederick Douglass’ America of 1852? If you conclude that it’s not, and you’re white, you know what you must do."

Please link here for the full piece.