His name was Wentworth Cheswell He was a member of the “Committee of Safety” organized by Samuel Adams. On the night of the famous ride with fellow patriot Paul Revere, Cheswell took the northern route to New Hampshire to warn the American patriots. Because of his ride, thousands of Minutemen and volunteers arrived in Boston […]
This may sound strange and almost impossible for most but many heroic American black people have intentionally been kept out of the history books in American schools. These are people who put their lives on the line for our country but were denied their place in history. To add insult to disrespect, they were also […]
The Whitesboro seal, originating in the early 1900s, displays founder Hugh White with his hands on the Native American’s neck choking him. City officials contend it depicts a friendly wrestling match that White won, gaining the respect of the Oneida Indians. The seal was replaced with this one in 1970 after a lawsuit by a […]
We have heroes in the police force of every race that stand up for all of us daily. I think at this moment in American history it’s good to remember how much sacrifice has been made to protect the constitution, liberties, and lives of all Americans. Are the people you listen to this honorable?
What most people don’t know is that there are broken shackles and chains at the feet of the Statue of Liberty. These symbols of state-sponsored bondage and human cruelty remain there on the Statue of Liberty as a permanent reminder of the slaves that contributed to the building of the United States.
Because the height of the pedestal built to support the statue makes it impossible to see the chains and shackles from the ground, most people visiting Liberty Island remain unaware of them.
The connection between the Statue of Liberty and slavery was denied and hidden for 125 years.