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Mind blown. Didn’t know about the chains at the feet of Lady Liberty, didn’t know that the Statue of Liberty was created to celebrate freed slaves, not immigrants. Emma Lazarus’ quote wasn’t added until 1903. #PoCC2019 #NAISPoCC https://twitter.com/applepi1971/status/1202646218779660288
Wow I need to research this because if it’s true I rebuke that Emma Lazarus poem my history teacher pushed on us talking about the Statue of Liberty was for the immigrants coming through Ellis Island. https://twitter.com/wesleylowery/status/1202228367753437184
When America was good to foreigners.
When Emma Lazarus' words on Lady Liberty were meant.
When America strived to be smarter. https://twitter.com/AP_Images/status/1202588463171805185
Researching 'The New Colossus' by Emma Lazarus while doing immigrant bullshit feels sarcastically symbolic of my 2019 experience
“The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus (1849-1887)
Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,
With conquering limbs astride from land to land;
Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand
A mighty woman with a torch, https://www.instagram.com/p/B5i5smInmwA/?igshid=oykonaggu74c
...Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”
Lady Liberty was originally designed to celebrate the end of slavery, not the arrival of immigrants. Ellis Island didn’t open until six years after the statue was unveiled in 1886. The plaque with the famous Emma Lazarus poem wasn’t added until 1903.☕️ https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2019/05/23/statue-liberty-was-created-celebrate-freed-slaves-not-immigrants/
A hijacked narrative. “The New Colossus is a sonnet by poet Emma Lazarus. She wrote the poem to raise money for the construction of a pedestal for the Statue of Liberty. In 1903, the poem was cast onto a bronze plaque and mounted inside the pedestal's lower level.”
"@Google, @Apple and @Facebook-owned @Instagram are enabling an illegal online slave market by providing and approving apps used for the buying and selling of domestic workers in the #Gulf."
“None of us is free until we are all free." Emma Lazarus https://twitter.com/SMCADMAN/status/1201987060141297667
Don't Forget: By Emma Lazarus The New Colossus in 1883 as fundraiser for base Statue of Liberty. portion of poem is on brass plaque on base.
LIGHT silken curtain, colorless and soft,
Dreamlike before me floating! what abides
Behind thy pearly veil's
Opaque, mysterious woof?
Episode 12 is live! Catch-22 and Colossus, too - a celebration of the sonnet form, featuring poems by Anne Locke, Charlotte Smith, and Emma Lazarus.
Today In Jewish History: Yahrtzeit of Emma Lazarus (1849-1887), the American poet whose words are engraved on the base of the Statue of Liberty: "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free."🇺🇸
Emma Lazarus Project developed by @AJHSNYC - immigrant social activism by author of "The New Colossus" http://ajhs.org/emma-lazarus-project
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Long before Jewish scholar Emma Lazarus' 'tired sick and hungry' plaque was installed at the Statue of Liberty Israel Zangwill was working tirelessly to encourage melting pot America. You goyim should be thankful you have Jews to teach you how to be diverse!
Haitians from Brazil who trekked through jungles and waded rivers were truly the huddled masses of Emma Lazarus’ Statue of Liberty poem.
Then came Donald Trump.
As we head into Thanksgiving, I would like remind my Facebook network that this nation's Pilgrim heritage IMMIGRATED from Europe in search of freedom from persecution and, generally, a new start, a new beginning... https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/46550/the-new-colossus
In August, he said Emma Lazarus’s poem at the Statue of Liberty in New York, which famously says “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free”, should be amended to reflect that America should welcome only the “poor who can stand on own two feet
Visiting a Jewish cemetery, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow lamented that Jews were nearly extinct. Visiting the same cemetery just fifteen years later, Emma Lazarus penned a tribute to Jewish life
Too bad that Emma Lazarus couldn't write a poem about this. https://twitter.com/RWPUSA/status/1200609765862166528