Obama: “Change does not come from Washington, but to Washington”, “The father who realizes the most important job he’ll ever have is raising his boy right—he’s marching.”
“In the face of impossible odds, people who love their country can change it”, “We will vindicate the faith of those who sacrificed so much … with liberty and justice for all
Obama: To dismiss magnitude of progress, suggest little has changed dishonors courage of marchers. Agree?
“The gap in wealth between races has not lessened, it’s grown.” –Barack Obama WATCH: http://slate.me/17mzKlC
President: “The arc of the universe may bend towards justice…but it doesn’t bend on its own”. “To dismiss the magnitude of this progress…dishonors the courage and the sacrifice of those who paid the price to march” – President Obama
“A lifetime of indignities had taught them that no man can take away the dignity and grace God grants us.”
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Re-visit the iconic images of the 1963 March on Washington ahead of Saturday’s anniversary celebrations.
The Dalai Lama, Snoop Lion, Bill Gates, Mitt Romney and others are sharing their dreams for the future to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Watch all of their videos and more at http://NBCNews.com/DreamDay.
Everyone is invited to take part by completing the statement “I have a dream that _______” with #DreamDay.