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July 4th

July 4th

July 4th — Today is the signature American holiday, celebrating the date in 1776 when the Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence. Ours was the first successful colonial independence movement against a European power.   From sea to […]

by · July 4, 2017 · History, Holidays
Liberty, Justice and Civil Rights

Liberty, Justice and Civil Rights

Monday, July 3 — Befitting the run up to the nation’s celebration of freedom, one of the most important pieces of legislation in our history came just before Independence Day in 1964. The Civil Rights Act swept away Jim Crow […]

Happy Fourth of July — Freedom Is Not Free

Happy Fourth of July — Freedom Is Not Free

      Happy Fourth of July — Freedom Is Not Free     Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom – Albert Einstein       Men love their […]

by · July 4, 2016 · Holidays
The United States Capitol

Profile America: Taking Liberties 

Today is the signature American holiday, celebrating the date in 1776 when the Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence.

Profile America: Liberty and Justice 

In1964, the Civil Rights Act swept away Jim Crow laws by prohibiting discrimination based on race in all accommodations and facilities open to the public, as well as employment, union membership, and voter registration.

BP Diaz Celebrates Guyana’s 50th Anniversary of Independence

With over 140, 000 Guyanese immigrants residing in New York City and more than 14,000 calling The Bronx home, it is a proud moment to host the Inaugural Bronx Guyanese Day Celebration.

Happy Independence Day from Mayor de Blasio

Happy Independence Day from Mayor de Blasio

 In an email statement to New Yorkers, Mayor Bill de Blasio touted his administration’s progress in the fight against inequality as reason to celebrate The 4th of July. And he asked New Yorkers to share a holiday graphic depicting a […]

Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

The Bronx Chronicle would like to wish all of our fellow Bronxites a Happy Independence Day.  As we share food and fun with friends and family, let us all keep in mind everything about our great country’s past, present, and […]

by · July 4, 2015 · Announcements, Holidays
CELEBRATE AMERICA!  —  HAPPY 4TH OF JULY

CELEBRATE AMERICA! — HAPPY 4TH OF JULY

Happy Fourth of July from The Bronx Chronicle staff, family and advertisers. Variously known as the Fourth of July and Independence Day, July 4th has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence […]