I avoid writing about politics on my blog because my views don't tend to line up with most people in my life, and it is generally better to stay mum. I had huge criticisms of both candidates, and have enormous admiration for both McCain and Obama. So personally this was never a given. But going to the polls yesterday and seeing the excitement of my neighbors and the emotions of the crowd when Obama won was deeply moving.
This is huge.
[Booker T. Washington, Rosa Parks, W.E.B. Dubois, Thurgood Marshall, Elizabeth Eckard, Birmingham 1963, Martin Luther King Jr., Shirley Chisholm, Barack Obama with his Mother, w/ his Father, with his maternal Grandmother, Toot, and with his family.]