via my dad, 57 years (almost) to the day since the beginning of the Montgomery bus boycott, this wordlessly eloquent image of the President in Rosa Parks’ seat:
This image brings me close to tears. Oh, we’re not all the way there, but still: this photo reminds us of how very far we have come.
As my dad says:
“From the back of the bus to the head of the free world, in less than 60 years: how could anyone, regardless of political beliefs, not find this wonderful? Can we share a few moments of bipartisan pride and joy– pride and joy in what we, as a people, are capable of bringing forth on this earth?”