Dear Ladies at the voting place It was November 2, 2010, I had just casted my ballot and was on my way back to work. As I was opening the door, I noticed the 3 of you walking up. One had a walker, one had a cane and the other was trying to assist the… Continue reading Day 27: The Friendliest Person I Knew For Only One Day
I stayed up just so I could watch my future President give his acceptance speech. He said quite a few things that motivated me, but what stuck out the most was him saying “If there is anyone out there who doubts that America is a place where anything is possible, who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time, who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer…” He was 100% correct. That night was my answer. I went to bed that night smiling from ear to ear, in my green “Yes We Can” shirt. It was no longer just a catchy phrase; it was now a call to action…A call to provoke the change that we all voted for. I was ready and inspired to do my part and for the first time in my life I knew that it was nothing, absolutely nothing that could stop me.
We have seen what a failed presidency can cause. Yet people have the audacity to say they’re “annoyed” because someone who has some influence on people of all races actually stood up and supported CHANGE. You can’t be serious.
So as we burry the King of Pop today, I guess I’ll be burying these relationships….Ashes to ashes and dust to dust.