This Month In Black American History – Rev. Abraham Lincoln DeMond


This Black History/American History information is still very relevant for our modern times. Rev. Demond is one of many Great African Americans not recognized by slanted views of traditional American History. Please read and leave comments on the original blog: https://blackbutterfly7.wordpress.com/2017/01/04/this-month-in-black-american-history-rev-abraham-lincoln-demond/

We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident

BY GUEST BLOGGER, YAHTZEEBUTTERFLY

On January 1, 1900 The Rev. Dr. A. L. DeMond welcomed the new year and the new century with a speech which he delivered at the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (later to become pastored by Dr. Martin Luther King) in Montgomery, Alabama. Were it not for the Emancipation Proclamation Association publishing his speech pamphlet form, we might never have learned of Rev. DeMond or of his speech titled “The Negro Element in American Life, An Oration.”

Those members of the Dexter Avenue Baptist congregation in attendance on New Year’s Day in 1900 were treated to an oration which honored past and contemporary African Americans who championed freedom for slaves and civil rights for freedmen, as well as those African Americans who served in the U.S. Congress and in state legislatures, who advanced the education of African Americans, and who were great lawyers, doctors, military officers, writers…

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4 thoughts on “This Month In Black American History – Rev. Abraham Lincoln DeMond

  1. A remarkable man DeBorah who must have affected Dr. King too. I wish I didn’t have he feeling that your cause is going to be going downhill after January 20th.
    xxx Huge Hugs xxx

    1. Thanks. I think many Americans of all races share that feeling of dread Jan. 20th but we must go on and rise to the occasion. Liberal, Progressive and Fair-minded Americans are not just going to cave into Dhrumps anti-human anti-American policies. Pockets of Resistance are rising up all over the country. Already the Gov. and Mayor of New York and the state of California are enacting laws to protect their citizens. Americans are preparing ways to fight back! Proud to say I live in New York City which is a Sanctuary City. #NotMyPresident #SayNoToTrump

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