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Benediction at Obama's inaugural: all white people are racists, all non-white are oppressed (Rev. Joseph Lowery) - 01/20/09
At the inauguration, the speech from Barack Obama was preceded by Pastor Rick Warren, and followed by a benediction from civil rights icon Rev. Joseph Lowery. The latter welcomed us to Barack Obama's "post-racial" America, saying among other things:
From lavisionnewspaper . com ID 5234 Lideres afro americanos y latinos repudian comentarios de Perdue (Monday, 18 September 2006) - ATLANTA. Latinos, blackleaders assail Perdue's immigration remark
Chairman is Joseph Lowery.
[[Atlanta Journal-Constitution]]/[[Shelia Poole]]/[[October 12, 2006]]/ link The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery on Wednesday urged Latinos and African Americans to form alliances to build a political and civil rights powerhouse. Lowery, president emeritus of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, compared the immigrant rights movement today to yesterday's civil rights movement.
Associated PressDorie Turner September 18, 2006 ajc . com/metro/content/metro/stories/2006/09/18/2006/09/18/0918immigration.html
Last week, Georgia governor Sonny Perdue said the following: "It is simply unacceptable for people to sneak into this country illegally on Thursday, obtain a government-issued ID on Friday, head for the welfare office on Monday and cast a vote on Tuesday."