Friday, February 12, 2010

"We don't need to escalate; war is not the answer"

This video is from the Feb. 11, 2010 White House celebration of music from the civil rights movement era. In it Natalie Cole sings Marvin Gaye's anti-racist, anti-war song "What's Going On" just a few feet away from President Obama.

On the whole, the event was a powerful sign of the tremendous struggle and change and hope that our country has been through. For example: