Tomorrow America turns 245 years old. In five years, our country will be 250. We approach this milestone as divided as we have ever been in the lifetime of any living American. Will that milestone in 2026 be a cause for celebration or lamentation? Will that day be one of healthy patriotic pride, or a cause for despair?
The answer to these unknowns depends on our faith in the principles of July 4, 1776, articulated in the Declaration of Independence.
For Abraham Lincoln and the formerly enslaved abolitionist Frederick Douglass, the declaration marked more than America’s separation from…

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