15 July 2012

Lest We Forget: Martin Delany, An Unknown But Extraordinary 19th Century Black Man

Image Ownership: Public Domain
Photo Credit : J. McRae, Jr.
We must not forget the ancestors who paved the way out of a wilderness of hate, subjugation and despair.  They are the true heroes who worked tirelessly and painstakingly  to make America true to its highest ideals.  We are their descendants!

"Act, Act in the Living Present, But Act." Amend that, perhaps, with this equally proven life motto to his life: "Observe, Observe in the Living Present, And Bear Witness."

1 comment:

Reggie said...

Very interesting post!!!

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