I remember a time before the Civil Right Movement. I remember a time when racism was not scorned but accepted. I remember a time when there was absolutely nothing subtle, subdued or hidden about racism. I remember the hate, the violence and the savagery.
Today I am sitting here watching as an African-American man is being nominated as the democratic candidate for President of the United States.
Finally, I am proud of my country. I am proud of my democratic party. I am truly proud of my party's candidate for the first time.
I am moved beyond words to be watching this event take place.