Wednesday, September 24, 2008
It's never too late.
I post this in memory of my grandmothers, the late Mrs. Rosie Mae Mitchell and the ninety-six years young, Mrs. Ilene Wells (who wears her Obama pin proudly). Speaking with the latter, my grandmother constantly speaks of how thankful she is to be alive during this moment. This story on CNN speaks to the historic nature of this election. I urge those who see anyone wearing one of those jackleg Obama shirts (i.e. shirts bought from the flea market, corner store, etc.) to ask that person(s) are they registered to vote. We must not allow time and opportunity, or the self-defeating attitudes outlined in the so called "Willie Lynch" letter to keep us from the polling places.
We must remember Frederick Douglass' words, "Power concedes nothing without a demand, it never has and it never will."
Posted by negrointellectual at 8:31 AM