Instead of being a president for all Americans during that trying time, President Obama appeared to have chosen a side. Â While calling for â€śjusticeâ€ť for one, he has remained silent while the â€śJustice for Trayvonâ€ť side is using that slogan like a war cry. Â Innocent citizens have fallen victim to those who have now been given a silent endorsement to commit acts of violence as a way of whitey-payback.
On Dec[ember] 11, the Taylor School District closed because so many of its teachers skipped school to go to Lansing to protest right-to-work legislation. As a result, about 7,500 students in Taylor were forced to miss classes that day.
When I think about what the future offers, it reminds me of the last thing I said during my closing remarks at a 2008 debate for state representative in Massachusetts. I said: â€śIf you like the way things are, vote for the incumbentâ€¦ and donâ€™t complain.â€ť
We all understand the historical significance of witnessing the election of the Second Black President. This would indeed trump the World Series victory of the Boston Red Sox after 100+ years of the Curse of the Bambino. This would trump the victory of the USA Olympic Hockey Team over the Red Army. In fact, there is nothing we’ve witnessed in our lifetimes that would surpass this.