Quotes from the World for January 20th

We were here before the mighty words of the Declaration of Independence were etched across the pages of history. Our forebears labored without wages. They made cotton “king.” And yet out of a bottomless vitality, they continued to thrive and develop. If the cruelties of slavery could not stop us, the opposition we now face will surely fail…. Because the goal of America is freedom, abused and scorned tho’ we may be, our destiny is tied up with America’s destiny.

Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929–1968), U.S. clergyman, civil rights leader. Letter, April 1963, from Birmingham Jail, Alabama.

The last sentence of this extract echoes a speech by abolitionist Frederick Douglass, February 12, 1862, in Boston: “The destiny of the colored American … is the destiny of America.”

I have a life

I have a life, I have a dream.

Good Morning & Happy Monday.

Will you join my dream?

Today is Monday 01/20/V3.4 & some Americans & other will celebrate by having a day of service.

I will not be one of those people, my service will be to my clients at First Data in exchange for the dollar. It isn’t that I don’t like you, but a Vernon J’s gotta do what a Vernon J’s gotta do.

That’s the second time I used that phrase this morning.

I’m listening to Jennifer Nettles That Girl. I’m glad new music is coming out a again. There was a couple weeks there with nothing new on Google Play.

The word of the day is perspicuous which is clearly expressed or presented; lucid.

So you know I love Omaha, well I came across a blog post about our city. Written on Sunday 12/22/V3.4  A definition of Omaha | Bradford’s Black Book

I hope you have a good day.

Here’s a picture of me.