Posted by: pberry | January 20, 2009

Cause for reflection

Regardless of who you voted for, or how you feel about him now, the swearing in of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States is cause for reflection.

150 years ago, African-Americans could be owned as property.
96 years ago, the President of the United States ordered that white and African-American federal employees work in separate offices.
46 years ago, the governor of Alabama was actively working to bar African-Americans from going to a state college.

Today, an African-American is being elected to the office of President of the United States.

Just think about that for a while.
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