In our previous piece regarding censorship, I discussed many of the problems surrounding censorship. Many social media platforms and other news sources have taken it upon themselves to censor information with which they do not agree or information that they do not think should be spread. This type of censorship causes echo chambers where people only hear and read information with which they agree, further entrenching them in their political views.
Whoever controls the past controls the future, and whoever controls the present controls the past; because all records of the past are stored physically in the present.
Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey was born a slave in Maryland in 1818. After being taught the basics of reading and writing when he was eight years old, he began to develop a curiosity to learn more, which kindled a new sense of self-worth in the young boy.