Today’s Writing Prompt: Write A Speech for Independence Day 2021
U.S. citizens and residents like me will celebrate their Independence Day this upcoming weekend, on Sunday, the fourth of July.
This year’s Independence Day is especially important in the U.S., in the wake of the January 6th Insurrection in the U.S. Capitol earlier this year, a highly contentious 2020 presidential election, a lingering pandemic, heightened tensions with police forces across states, climate change, disintegrating infrastructures, and divisive and volatile political tensions.
Now is the perfect time to reflect on what you want to focus on and harness for this year’s Independence Day, so that you can discuss your ideas and feelings with others. And if you’re outside the U.S., consider your own country’s independence day and what you’d like to address for it this year.(more…)