Tag:Abraham Lincoln

  • A love letter to America from an immigrant

    I became an American citizen in 2010. That same day, I registered to vote and voted.  I love this country with a love that I have found only immigrants have. There’s a reason my family came here. That reason is that the United States is a good country—dare I say…

  • What Juneteenth should mean to America

    On June 19, 1865, two and a half years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to ensure all enslaved people had been freed following the end of the Civil War. Six months later, slavery in America was officially abolished with the adoption of…