What a difference forty years make

Wow. My heart soared when I read this snippet in my inbox moments ago . . .      Breaking News Alert   The New York Times Tuesday, March 11, 2008 — 8:26 PM ET—–A.P. and Television Networks Project Barack Obama as Winner in Mississippi  The Associated Press and television news networks project that Senator Barack Obama will win the Democratic primary in Mississippi, the last Democratic contest before thePennsylvania primary on April 22. Read More: http://www.nytimes.com/?emc=na   I mean. WOW! The justice of it all swells my heart and makes me cry.

 Addendum: I mean really. Regardless of political affiliation, an African American man winning the state of Mississippi is nothing short of a poetic. 

Published by Beth Bates

Writer, writing coach, book editor, CNF instructor, connector, mom, wife, and lover of fresh air, grass, trees, birds, waves, sand, mountains, stories, and travel Let's be friends on Twitter @bethbates

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