America, in the midst of its worst financial and economic crisis in a hundred years, gathered up the courage to change horses in the middle of the stream. Reason triumph over senseless emotion. Courage overcame over fear. National unity rose above factionalism. Americans have reason to be proud.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2009. It’s been a long hard climb.
Martin Luther King’s final speech