What to America Is the Fourth of July… And, to Black America? — “Talking Drum Dialogues” (formerly ‘Backstreet Djeli’s Blog’)

by William “Duke” Smither “Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.”– Frederick Douglass (Author, Editor, Diplomat… and ‘Escaped Slave’) Over the years, while performing part-time as an actor with community theater-related productions, I was honored on occasion to portray the complex […]

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