Racism is not dead, but it is surely dying, existing in ugly, isolated pockets where the hopeless would rather point a finger than look in a mirror, but not enjoying the sway it once held over this nation.
Today, we live in a country where a man, who 50 years ago wouldn't have been allowed sit at the same table as a white man, now sits in the Oval Office.
"He's talking about me, you know."
We've still got a ways to go, but we're a doggone good sight better than we were since MLK Jr. took to the streets.
Given country music's Southern origins, we country fans tend to get stereotyped as being racist. In case someone ever breaks that tired old line out on you, show them this:
Pictured: White people getting ready to watch a black dude sing country music.
Your Blog Keyword for today is "MLKJR". It's good for 250 WDEZ Club Points until 1700 on 1/19/10.
Your TTPK Hints from the weekend are as follows:
Friday: "I host a poor excuse for one."
Saturday: "A short one saves gas."
Sunday: "Not dark."