I was extended secret service protection during my presidential run in 1984, when I received the most death threats ever made toward a candidate.
I had gained a greater appreciation of hearing the concerns of woman, doctors, and so many others.
Look at the coded language the Right is using against President Barack Obama. Openly calling him a liar in Congress, saying he is ‘not a Christian, he was not born here, he is not one of us.’ That makes addressing such issues trickier for the first African-American in the White House.
I came to the conclusion that in order to end racial barriers, I needed to run for the office of the president and put forth an agenda of social justice and world peace. In addition, I concluded that someone needed to run and challenge the liberal orthodoxy.
Your children need your presence more than your presents.
To allow injustice and inequality invites a Ferguson to your community. We must stand together, black, white, brown, red, and yellow and fight for justice and equality for all. It’s the only way to avoid more Fergusons.
The laws are stacked for the wealthy.
If a black doctor discovers a cure for cancer, ain’t no hospital going to lock him out.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it.
A man must be willing to die for justice. Death is an inescapable reality and men die daily, but good deeds live forever.