MKREWIND: History of Black Folks & The 4th of July (EP241)

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The 4th of July is upon us, we were thinking about taking a knee and not doing an episodes for this week, and we remembered their was a time when the 4th of July was a Black holiday. We revisit Black folks complicated history with the 4th of July, and how it was a Black Holiday, celebrated on a different holiday, in addition to Juneteenth, post Civil War. Also Fredrick Douglas’ has the original 4th of July mic drop moment and get ready to Tu La Lu, the 4th of July hit dance craze!

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