The Economics of Happiness -- new version

Local Futures offers a free, shortened version of its award-winning documentary film The Economics of Happiness. This 19-minute abridged version "brings us voices of hope of in a time of crisis." www.localfutures.org.

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July 05, 2017

"The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro"

A speech given by Frederick Douglass at Rochester, New York, July 5, 1852.




On July 4, 2012, The Nation magazine published this photo and the July 5, 1852 historic speech of abolitionist Frederick Douglass, writing:
What to the Slave is the Fourth July?” by Frederick Douglass is not only a brilliant work of oratory. It speaks to our every frustration spurred by the gap between the ideals of the United States and the reality we witness every day."...
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