By itself, that single moment of recognition between that young white girl and that old black man is not enough. It is not enough to give health care to the sick, or jobs to the jobless, or education to our children. But it is where we start.What a pity if, as the U.S. moves closer towards the possibility of overcoming the legacy of slavery, it were to reinforce injustices elsewhere.
Tuesday, March 18, 2008
In Obama's speech this (from what in rhetoric would be called the digression) gets it: