fourth of july

In spite of our headline, we could be wrong, but we’re guessing that next 4th of July, funnyman/actor Damon Wayans Jr. won’t be tweeting out the kind of attention grabbing message he did this year. Yesterday, on the 4th, Wayans tweeted “Happy white people proud of their racist ancestors day.” Needless to say a whole bunch of […]

On July 5, 1852, Frederick Douglass uttered the only real speech you need to hear concerning the Fourth of July. The iconic abolitionist, writer and orator recited a speech in commemoration of America’s sacred holiday. But he did not take the occasion to mislead or misrepresent America. He described, in fact, the “gross injustice” that […]

Frederick Douglass and his stance against the practice of slavery has been documented and discussed at length over the years. A prolific orator and activist,…

Since the American colonies declared independence from Great Britain in 1776, there have been questions of what that independence means for America’s black citizens. As…

(WOIO) – Here’s a list of Fourth of July firework displays by county. If you don’t see a fireworks display for your city, email the information to web@19actionnews.com. Cuyahoga County: Brecksville: June 29that 10:00pm and June 30th at 10:00pm- Downtown Brecksville Berea: July 4th at 10:00pm- Coe Lake Crocker Park: June 30th at 10:00pm- Crocker […]

Members of the house band for NBC’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” and the official Music Curators for the City of Philadelphia, The Roots, have…

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Fourth of July celebrations are fun and festive times with friends and family. From the fireworks to the BBQ, fun, games and countless activities, Fourth…