America Redeemed

We’ve had some very low moments dur­ing recent years. And now the highs. The present buried the past, and the US elect­ed its first African-Amer­i­can pres­i­dent, prov­ing once again that Amer­i­ca is tru­ly the land of oppor­tu­ni­ty. This moment calls to mind the poignant quote that I heard this week. ‘Rosa sat so Mar­tin could walk, so Oba­ma could run, so our chil­dren can fly.’ Now watch them go. A beau­ti­ful moment.

Below, we present MLK’s full “I Have a Dream” speech from 1963, which reminds of us how far we’ve come over the past 45 years.


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  • Ian says:

    It feels good to be alive dur­ing times when this nation makes his­to­ry. The promis­so­ry note that MLK speaks of has come due and has been paid. This nation may still have some racist indi­vid­u­als, there may still be ten­sion, but they are few. This is a new gen­er­a­tion — a new era. We look for­ward to bet­ter times led by a man who was borne of two races. An admin­is­tra­tion that can pro­vide hope to the peo­ple.

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