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Friday, November 07, 2008

What O might mean to black boys

More than one Republican I know admits via email that he/she can't help being moved by the outpouring of hope and pride. The view from Canada is: it just may be a truly transformational event in our history. A Canadian told me this morning that she saw a black soldier interviewed on TV who said that until this moment he did not believe that he was created equal, but now--for the first time--he did.

Here's the best article I have seen so far about the possible effect of the epochal election on black children (be sure to read all the way to the end).

For Striving 6th Graders, History Is Now
By LISA W. FODERARO
November 6, 2008