Obama The Supernova

“The greatest departure from the script of the American caste system was the election of an African-American to the highest office in the land…First, to break more than two centuries of tradition and birthright, it would take the human equivalent of a supernova…’Only very rarely has a person to the same extent as Obama captured the world’s attention,’ the Nobel committee said, ‘and given its people hope for a better future.”

Folks always ask what has Barack Obama done for black people, he became President bitch…period. Are you kidding me? Read that quote again and again, go to a history class, read books, like coming here as enslaved captives, being raped, learning the language, the unknown land, lynchings, justifying it all with Christianity, confusing barbarism for divinity, segregation and more was so easy to overcome that we need to ask for more. This is a matter of equity not equality only; with the former in mind and the passage above, how does Barack Obama’s ascent into the White House (built by slaves) shape your perspective on his accomplishments? Via: Carter Magazine & Fans Obama Family