Monday, November 10, 2008

Obama: A Dream Fulfilled And A Victory Of The People Of The World

America’s exciting possibilities, anything can happen in the so-called land of the free. These are the words emitting from his mouth right on the night when he fulfilled the dream, a dream of change in scores of centuries ago is an impossible dream. Today he is the President, yesterday he was not allowed to vote.

Barack Hussein Obama did not only have encashed the check, he now heads the bank of justice. This is the vision of Martin Luther King, Jr., when he declared in his speech, “I Have a Dream,” as follows:

“This note was a promise that all men, yes, black men as well as white men, would be guaranteed the "unalienable Rights" of "Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness." It is obvious today that America has defaulted on this promissory note, insofar as her citizens of color are concerned. Instead of honoring this sacred obligation, America has given the Negro people a bad check, a check which has come back marked "insufficient funds." . . .But we refuse to believe that the bank of justice is bankrupt. We refuse to believe that there are insufficient funds in the great vaults of opportunity of this nation. And so, we've come to cash this check, a check that will give us upon demand the riches of freedom and the security of justice.”

Today you can be satisfied that Negro cannot only vote in Mississippi but voted as President of the Land of Promise -the United States of America. Today “the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners” will be sitting down at the same table and at the same podium shouting together the brotherhood of all nations and together will clear and traverse –and sleep in the same hotel without the signs “For the Whites Only”- on the road to greatness no matter how insurmountable. Today, right there in “Alabama little black boys and black girls” are now joining hands with “little white boys and white girls as sisters and brothers” in enjoying internet games and playing in the same playground or Internet Café and together growing up in the pursuit of change Obama is dreaming of.

Let it not be a reminder of jealousy everytime you will feel the presence of Obama and his family in the White House. For so long the Negro was issued a bouncing check, now he is the one signing it.

And finally, let the victory of Obama be the enlightening memento of change not only in the so-called land of the free but in the whole world where everyone is free to roam in the pursuit of his stead and contentment.

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