There, on Washington's Pennsylvania Avenue - surrounded by people various ages, races and backgrounds - so many voices prayed the Lord's Prayer. Our Father, who art in Heaven... On that day, just over a year ago, it was truly about We the People.
I thought of this experience while I was in Somerset. Somerset is a small southern town located in a county and in an area sympathetic to the Confederacy. Memorials here speak to the Confederate "Southern Manhood" and "Glorious Immortality."
History and memorials aside, Pulaski Countians know and recognize the import and legacy of Dr. King. Together, they walked and sang and remembered and lived his Dream. We sang and hummed "We shall overcome."
Richard thought I was with the local paper. He wanted his picture taken; he had always wanted to be in the paper. I told him I wasn't with the paper, but that I'd make sure his photo got published on a blog. If you know Richard, make sure he sees this! The local paper did, however, post this article about the march.