ON THE LINE: January 2016 edition – Vote for Marie! Bernie Kopera, PRESENTE! and more

Compiled by Johnny Zokovitch Each month, “On The Line” features news items and announcements from around the nation featuring Pax Christi members, local groups, regions and partners. PAX CHRISTI INTERNATIONAL CO-PRESIDENT MARIE DENNIS IS FINALIST FOR PUBLIC PEACE PRIZE; VOTE NOW! (from Pax Christi International) We are pleased to tell you that Marie Dennis, co-president … Continue reading ON THE LINE: January 2016 edition – Vote for Marie! Bernie Kopera, PRESENTE! and more

INDEPENDENCE DAY: The meaning of July Fourth for the Negro, by Frederick Douglass, 1852

"Fellow-citizens, above your national, tumultuous joy, I hear the mournful wail of millions! whose chains, heavy and grievous yesterday, are, to-day, rendered more intolerable by the jubilee shouts that reach them. If I do forget, if I do not faithfully remember those bleeding children of sorrow this day, 'may my right hand forget her cunning, … Continue reading INDEPENDENCE DAY: The meaning of July Fourth for the Negro, by Frederick Douglass, 1852