Remember on election night, when pundits on cable news shows shouted to the mountaintops about this moment in history? Remember that strangers were hugging each other in the streets? This was the moment, we declared, when we as a nation and as a people had at last overcome.
Yes, this election proved that if any person works hard enough, she or he can become anything, even leader of the most powerful country on Earth. Welcome to post-racial America!
But don’t celebrate just yet. We have a long way to go to achieve real change. You see, this month, only two miles from where Barack Obama will live and serve as the 44th president of the United States, a young black man was gunned down in Adams Morgan.… Seguir leyendo »