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From the poem "Notes for an Elegy in the Key of Michael Jackson" published in the book The River of Winged Dreams. ...more
“What we do today does not always secure reasonable hope for tomorrow. Only this time––with the fact of Barack Obama’s presidential nomination––our country had overcome the odds in a profoundly miraculous way. Like millions––literally, millions––of others, I was privileged to bear witness to a gift of history more than 200 years in the making: it was and it is a moment worthy of joy’s sweet and bitter tears. ” from blog Why I Cried When Barack Obama Received the Democratic Nomination for President of the United States
“Racism is any action motivated by racial difference resulting in a detrimental impact on the life of another individual or group of individuals.” --from The Harlem Renaissance Dialogues
"Nation-building is never a 'done deal' confined to history already established."
Taken from part 3 of the article Trayvon Martin, Robert Lee, and Millions of Tears Fallen. The full quote reads as follows: "Nation-building is never a “done deal” confined to history already established. It is a perpetual one that requires the safeguarding and empowerment of citizens––all of ...more