No Sparklers for These Folks

July 04, 2023

Growing up in Benton, Ark., Malaya Tapp loved celebrating the Fourth of July with her family. “It was always such a fun holiday.”But now that she is an adult — she’s 18 and entering college next year — commemorating the holiday isn’t so simple. Some Americans, especially younger people, are rethinking whether they want to celebrate Independence Day. Conner Miskowiec, 28, a content creator in Phoenix, decided to do a video series in which he asked strangers if they were going to celebrate Independence Day. “It’s about celebrating everyone in the country,” he said, “and it should be for everyone.”The post No Sparklers for These Folks appeared first on New York Times.