James Baldwin is one of my heroes. His book Tell Me How Long the Train’s Been Gone is one of my favorites. In 1963 he took a trip to San Francisco to analyze the deeper aspects of the Black community in a city that professes (still to this day) to be a stronghold of progressive thought, but can’t always deliver on that promise. more about “Take This Hammer – DIVA at SF State“, posted with vodpod This documentary is amazing […]
… but it seemed that today, from the older black man who said, “happy Obama day young man,” to my co-workers who seemed poised to take on the challenges of uplifting the youth of our community with new vitality and motivation, people were really ready to embrace the precedent that the new president has set out for us! As we’ve been saying, we are the change!