It was nearly 3 years ago to this date that I stood with my mother-in-law and many thousand of others on a very cold January morning and watched President Barack Obama be sworn in as our 44th president.
The President's Presidential Proclamation speech spoken to mark this year's MLK Day included these
words ", , , we are the benefactors of an extraordinary legacy of progress."
Many of us traveled great distances to be present at the inauguration. We stood shoulder to shoulder in
the dark night waiting to assure ourselves a place on the mall. As the sun rose on the dawn of a new day cheers roared out from the crowds of people, bearing witness to history.
Amongst all of this I heard someone say, "what would Martin think of this , he (Obama) has Martin to thank for this, , ."