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January 21, 2009 Editorial
The inauguration of Barack Obama, the first African-American president of the United States, is a sign. It is a symbol of progress we never even imagined was possible during the civil-rights movement. And we were dreamers. We truly believed that through the power of nonviolent action we could actually build a beloved community, a nation at peace with itself. But never in my wildest imagination did I ever believe I would see this day.