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Appearances on The Edwin Black Show https://theedwinblackshow.com/ en Juneteenth https://theedwinblackshow.com/juneteenth <div data-history-node-id="52" class="row bs-2col node node--type-episode node--view-mode-rss"> <div class="col-xs-12 col-sm-3 col-md-8 col-lg-8 bs-region bs-region--left"> <div class="field field--name-field-final-cut-video field--type-video-embed-field field--label-hidden field__item"><div class="video-embed-field-provider-youtube video-embed-field-responsive-video"><iframe width="854" height="480" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/QsftCTzu-Sc?autoplay=0&start=0&rel=0"></iframe> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-node-title field--type-ds field--label-hidden field__item"><h1> Juneteenth </h1> </div> <h4> </h4><p>“Juneteenth.” Many Americans have never heard of <a href="https://www.juneteenth.com/history.htm">Juneteenth</a>—June 19th, a holiday of special significance to Americans of African Descent. Sometimes called the Black Fourth of July, its story should be compelling to all citizens of the US—not just to those who descend from former slaves. What is Juneteenth? How does this day affect all Americans in ways they might not imagine? Civil rights icon <strong>Dr. William Anderson</strong>, political commentator and entrepreneur <strong>Armstrong Williams</strong>, BET co-founder and philanthropist <strong>Robert Johnson</strong>, and entrepreneur and educator <strong>Dr. Iva</strong> <strong>Carruthers</strong> join Edwin for conversations on the history of emancipation and the current state of civil rights in the US.</p> <div class="field field--name-field-trailer field--type-video-embed-field field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Watch the Trailer</div> <div class="field__item"><div class="video-embed-field-provider-youtube video-embed-field-responsive-video"><iframe width="854" height="480" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/6SLc-de0ZFM?autoplay=0&start=0&rel=0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="col-xs-12 col-sm-9 col-md-4 col-lg-4 bs-region bs-region--right"> <div class="field field--name-dynamic-block-fieldnode-watch-show-button field--type-ds field--label-hidden field__item"><div class="views-element-container"><div class="view view-watch-show-button-block view-id-watch_show_button_block view-display-id-block_1 js-view-dom-id-6f5b4b263db65de7235cd92af33f10497aeb83913bcfc7e2beccf4cc681c9243"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="views-row"><div><div class="join-show-button"><a href="../show-alerts">Sign Up for Show Alerts</a></div> <div class="ask-show-button"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="js-form-item form-item js-form-wrapper form-wrapper"><legend> <span class="fieldset-legend"></span> </legend> <div class="fieldset-wrapper"> <div class="field field--name-field-air-date field--type-datetime field--label-inline clearfix"> <div class="field__label">Air Date</div> <div class="field__item"><time datetime="2020-06-18T19:00:00Z" class="datetime">06/18/2020</time></div> </div> <div class="field field--name-dynamic-block-fieldnode-episode-topic-tags-block field--type-ds field--label-hidden field__item"><div class="block"> <div class="block-content"> </div> </div> <!-- /.block --> </div> </div> </fieldset><div class="field-label-above">Show Guests</div> <h3> <a href="https://theedwinblackshow.com/guests/dr-william-g-anderson" hreflang="en">Dr. William G. Anderson</a></h3> <h3> <a href="https://theedwinblackshow.com/guests/armstrong-williams" hreflang="en">Armstrong Williams</a></h3> <h3> <a href="https://theedwinblackshow.com/guests/robert-johnson" hreflang="en">Robert Johnson</a></h3> <h3> <a href="https://theedwinblackshow.com/guests/dr-iva-carruthers" hreflang="en">Dr. Iva Carruthers</a></h3> <div class="field-label-above">Show Notes</div> <p style="font-size:"> </p><p>Robin Washington, editor at <em>The Forward</em>, <a href="https://forward.com/opinion/471597/juneteenth-what-really-happened/">points out</a> that General Granger's announcement of the Proclamation was less to inform the enslaved, many of whom already knew,  but to make sure that slave holders knew—and that the Federal Government was willing to enforce the order, at bayonet point if necessary.</p> </div> </div> Mon, 07 Dec 2020 23:16:53 +0000 Carol.Black 52 at https://theedwinblackshow.com