Burgess Owens Blog

I Didn’t Earn Slavery Reparations, and I Don’t Want Them
My ancestor Silas Burgess came to America in chains. But even he was able to live the American Dream. My great-great-grandfather Silas Burgess came to America shackled in the belly of a slave ship. He was sold on an auction block in Charleston, S.C., to the Burgess Plantation. Orphaned by age 8, he was fortunately surrounded by elder slav...
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Why I Stand
Ex-NFL star Burgess Owens: The flag and why I stand Burgess Owens on NFL ratings and national anthem protests Former NFL player shares his thoughts with 'Fox & Friends' As we enter a second season of protest of our country's flag by young, wealthy black NFL athletes, millions of fans will continue to turn off America's favorite ...
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