Two rallies took place last weekend. The messages were about the dreams of all Americans and included references to the historic "I have a dream speech" by the Rev. Martin Luther King but the messengers had completely different outlooks on insuring ALL Americans have equal opportunities to that dream.
At one of the rallies, there were hundreds of thousands of people:
At this event, the main speaker of the event spoke of the importance of all of us to UNITE and to restore GOD in our lives and our families. The speech told of the importance of TRUTH and HONOR. The rally brought clergy together from ALL faiths to stand in solidarity and remind us that we must do more to bring our GOD and FAITH into our lives and the lives of our friends and family. The speech went on to present awards to everyday Americans that have exemplified, FAITH, HOPE and CHARITY and to encourage the enormous crowd to be the next "everyday American" to go above and beyond to make our country a better place.
The additional speakers of that event spoke of the honor of being the mother of a son in the military and we were introduced to 3 amazing soldiers with stories of HONOR, VALOR and amazing STRENGTH.
We learned from one mother about the story of her son that paid the ultimate price. We learned of the "SPECIAL OPERATIONS WARRIOR FOUNDATION". (The Special Operations Warrior Foundation mission is devoted to providing a college education to every child who has lost a parent while serving in Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps Special Operations during an operational or training mission. To date, some 160 children of fallen special operations warriors have graduated from college. ) We learned that the event raised over $5M for this wonderful charity.
Another speaker had a personal experience with the Rev. Martin Luther King. Her name is Dr. Alveda King and she is the niece of MLK. She spoke of UNITING this country. She spoke of the same dream of her uncles, that we can UNITE and join together not based on the color of our skin but by the content of our character. She is one of the most AMAZING women I have ever seen. She is truly touched by GOD!
At the other rally, the crowd estimate was 3,000:
At this event the main speaker spoke of "RECLAIMING THE DREAM". This speaker also spoke about them owning the Martin Luther King dream. He told the crowd that the others at the mall were "wanting to disgrace this day." Really? I wonder if he watched the rally and can point out to any of us what exactly was said to disgrace MLK and this historic day? His ENTIRE speech revolved around dividing this country. I'm sure those in attendance found it rejuvenating...but that just makes it even more sad and disturbing.
The race card is broke. They have played it so many times, it's like the boy that cried wolf. No one really believes it but those that have racism in their own hearts. There are those that will continue to perpetuate racism as long as it gives them notoriety and they are making money off of it. I pray that those that are blinded by this type of mentality awaken soon. We ALL truly want to be able to live side by side with equal opportunities and justice for all. That will never happen as long as there are groups like the NAACP, KKK, Black Caucus, and poverty pimps like Al Sharpton, The Rev Jessee Jackson , The Rev Jeremiah Wright, Ben Jealous and those that want to preach against racism while perpetuating it themselves.
INTERVIEW BY BILL O'REILLY OF AL SHARPTON MONDAY 8/30/10:
Is anyone buying his excuse of regarding his divisive and inflaming comments about Beck's rally wanting to "disgrace this day?" He was doing the same old Al Sharpton race card hate speech. He was trying to incite the crowd and push his divisive anti-white man hate speech. PERIOD!
The Restoring Honor Rally: See for yourself what it was about and let me know who is the real racist here?