Category: Black History Month

Black History and the True Meaning of the American Flag

Commentary For several years now, the American flag has been highly debated as several high-profile leftists began promulgating the idea that it was a symbol of racism due to the fact that America had slavery in an earlier stage of her history. Failed football player-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick, for example, forced Nike to pull a Fourth of July…


Learning the Lessons of Black History

Commentary February is Black History Month. Why do we need Black History Month? Why don’t we set aside special occasions to observe the history of other ethnicities in our country? My answer to this question is that black history tells a uniquely important story in our nation. It is a story that no other race…


The Revolutionary War and the Origins of Liberty

Commentary One of the most common and widespread charges made against our nation’s history is that the American War for Independence was somehow executed for the purpose of protecting, perpetuating, and spreading the institution of slavery. In fact, the 1619 Project even declared that “one of the primary reasons the colonists decided to declare independence from…


The True Story of 1619 and America’s Origins

Commentary In the fall of 2019, The New York Times released a special edition of their magazine highlighting what they claim was the 400th anniversary of the first African slaves arriving in the territory that would later become the United States of America. The New York Times sought to completely alter the story of America’s past,…


Black History Is American History

Commentary The origins of Black History Month go back to the influential historian Carter Woodson, who dedicated a week starting on Feb. 7, 1926, to the study, teaching, and remembrance of African American history in America. Later, this week was expanded to the entire month of February, which was when communities would celebrate the birthdays…