The Shirley Sherrod Debacle…

This incident… What’s happened in my City over the last Half Century +, I foolishly thought President Obama’s Election would become the major element in our Country’s moving forward… When I was in 10 years old they killed Martin & Robert. My schoolbooks always used South African Aparthied as a worse scenerio, as a blanket to say how much more advanced we were. It took America another 16 years to elect a Black leader. When I read much of the comments written by people it’s clear how much farther we have to go. In a lot of ways this Presidency is akin to Jackie Robinson’s intergration to MLB. The unfortunate part is, due to the division of race, we are not able to repair the economic / social issues that the country needs to address united. I thought as American’s we were better than this…

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

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