Saturday, June 4, 2016
Shaking Up The World
How prescient was Muhammad Ali? Years ago, he made a statement about the United States that could have been uttered today. In fact, we think that's partly why President Obama cited it in his eloquent statement on Ali's death:
"I am America. I am the part you won’t recognize. But get used to me — black, confident, cocky; my name, not yours; my religion, not yours; my goals, my own. Get used to me."
How exciting that the nation that a bunch of property-owning white guys founded in the 18th century could keep being reborn 240 years later. We cats PURR.