Friday, February 06, 2009

Changing the way Americans think?

A friend posted this up on her Facebook page. Powerful stuff. It's called His President's Black. Simply awesome. Click on the picture or on the link...
His President is Black

5 People Gabbed:

Linda said...

That little story gave me chills. Warm, tears in my eyes, chills. Thanks for sharing it.

Bookwormom said...

Our younger son is 13. On Inauguration day he looked at me and said, "I don't understand why this is such a big deal, mom. He's a regular guy. Why is race a big deal?"

I told him that many people worked very hard and struggled a lot over a long period of time so that young people like him (my son) could look at a man like Barack Obama and think that his election was perfectly normal and understandable.

It was a pretty amazing moment, to tell you the truth.

Rosie said...

That was awesome.

Lori said...

Isn't that fantastic? I absolutely love the picture, too.

Bookwormom, my kids don't really get the significance either. When my oldest takes US history in high school next year, he may get it a little more, but they just don't live in the same world we grew up in, thank goodness.

Jennifer B. said...

"His mind is open to possibilities that we never imagined at his age, and that is change I can believe in."

Exactly. And moving, beyond words.