“If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn’t know it is part of a tree.”~Michael Crichton American author and filmmaker Michael Crichton was born on this day in 1942.
“There are people in every time and every land who want to stop history in its tracks. They fear the future, mistrust the present, and invoke the security of a comfortable past which, in fact, never existed.”~Robert Kennedy American politician and lawyer Robert F. Kennedy was born on this day in 1925.
The importance of June 19, or Juneteenth, in U.S. history, has come into sharp focus on the American landscape in the last couple of weeks. But why, exactly, is Juneteenth so significant? According to Wikipedia: “Juneteenth is an unofficial American holiday and an official Texas state holiday, celebrated annually on the 19th of June in … Continue reading Juneteenth: Celebrating Freedom