Pretty sure James (my membership services director) forgot to make it 12 midnight US time. He’s in Spain 🤣
So anyone else who wants to take advantage of this once a year offer, I’ll make sure it is honored!
Have a great holiday weekend!
@SamanthaLaDuc Finally came up for air and was able to take advantage of your 4th of July special. Loving it so far. Letter this morning was great. Thanks for your unique contribution to the fintwit community and the excellent work you provide to members. Happy 4th!
"two years after Douglass' July 4th speech, the Republican Party was born. It proceeded to do more to end slavery in the next 13 years than the abolitions had done in the previous 30 years."
The deeper meaning to the 4th of July.
In the mid-1980s, I completed a MA in Am history and wrote my thesis on Frederick Douglass. I was interested in how one resists a system that is backed by law. His July 4th speech is powerful stuff.
Here it is read by James Earl Jones: (1/8)