Thursday, October 2, 2008

Let's be huge, together.

This day in political history: James Meredith became the first black student admitted to the University of Mississippi, accompanied by 16,000 federal troops sent to Oxford (Oct. 1, 1962). (from Ken Rudin's 'political junkie')

There's simply something phenomenal about the smallness of one person and the hugeness it takes to overcome such ingrained discrimination. There have been many steps between those of Meredith and those to the stage of the most recent presidential debate.

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