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Essay Contest to Celebrate Freedom

According to, the Fourth of July—also known as Independence Day or July 4th—has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution.

To mark the occasion, BladenOnline would like to promote an essay contest. The contest will be for anyone who can write an essay of 250 up to 500 words about a time in history when their race and the race of another made a positive impact on America. The essays are to be submitted by Wednesday, July 1, 2020, to with given permission to publish the writings.

The writer’s name and email should be provided in the email in the right-hand corner in the email’s body.

BladenOnline will put each writer’s name in a drawing for a chance to win a $100 cash prize. The winner of the raffle will also have a $100 donation made to the non-profit of their choice.

The drawing for the contest winner will be held on Friday, July 3, 2020.

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