In Atlanta in 1960, rather than serve African-Americans, department stores closed their lunch counters and tried to hide them with barricades of Christmas wreathes.
I saw it and was ashamed.
Last night, there were joyous crowds in Chicago; there were tears of joy on the many-hued faces; there was bright hope in the eyes of young and old.
I saw it and was proud.
We've come a long, long way. And together we'll go farther.
Yes, we can.