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We all understand that today is quite a special Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Tomorrow, we will see America’s first Black president Barack Obama.

Have we fulfilled his dream? Well, we’ve come a long way. It’s hard to imagine that less than 50 years ago Black Americans were fighting for liberty and equality. It’s strange because racism isn’t archaic just yet. The wounds are still bleeding, but only because they were so deep.

If Obama represents anything in MLK’s speech, it’s that dreams are possible. We may have to drip blood and sweat to live those dreams, but dreams are possible. A Black man with a foreign name will be our president tomorrow. It’s no longer a dream, but a wonderful reality in which our country grows stronger.

I can’t even begin to express how amazing tomorrow will be for me. I can say that I will never forget this moment in time.

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