“Guess what day it is??!!!! Whoooo!! Guess what day it is??!! Mike, Mike, Mike, what day is it???!! C’mon Mike… what day is it??”
Yes it is!!! But more importantly, it’s 50th Anniversary Day!!! March on Washington, 50th Anniversary Day!!! What a day…..President Obama, President Clinton, MLK III, Peter of Peter, Paul and Mary fame, Congressman John Lewis, His Excellency Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations, Benjamin Todd Jealous, President and CEO of the NAACP, Reverend Roslyn Brock, Chairman of the NAACP, Dr. Eliza Byard, Executive Director, Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network, Bill Russell, Clayola Brown, President of the A. Philip Randolph Institute, Lee Saungers, President of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO, U.S. Congresswoman Donna Edwards, Ingrid Saunders Jones, Chair of the National Council of Negro Women, Mark Tillman, President of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., speaking to the throngs, remembering the Dream, working hard to maintain the progress, recognizing there is work to be done, and stopping the intrusion by the vicious right wingers to erode the civil and voting rights advancements for ALL people and to fight against those who would degrade our President and the progress and programs he supports.
We still need them to know we are all Americans and that “We Shall Overcome” and continue to pursue the DREAM, ‘ cause, the fight is not over…..
What a day! And you thought it was only “hump day.”