Cutting loose the anchors: “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.”

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The sentiments expressed here by Frederick Douglass are valid at all levels of society, perhaps most of all locally, where big fish in small ponds remain forever keen to preserve their privileges.

“Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation, are people who want crops without ploughing the ground; they want rain without thunder and lightning; they want the ocean without the roar of its many waters. The struggle may be a moral one, or it may be a physical one, or it may be both. But it must be a struggle. Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.”

In other news, I’m updating my neighborhood affairs/politics page at Facebook: Roger Baylor for New Albany.

It may be useful shortly.

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