Wednesday, November 5, 2008

What a difference 40 years makes

Ohio, 1968




Ohio, 2008


The streets of South Carolina, 1968

The streets of South Carolina, 2008


London gathering, 1968



London gathering, 2008




Grant Park in Chicago, 1968




Grant Park in Chicago, 2008


Jesse Jackson, 1968


Jesse Jackson, 2008



In 1968, America really believed, "Yes We Can."


In 2008, America said, "Yes We Did."


2 comments:

susanmig said...

powerful photos! the comparison between then and now is truly amazing. we've still got some people to work on....this election has shown us that hatred and fear runs deep....but hope and love will triumph!

thanks for the moving pictures.....love your blog!

peace!

Cindy said...

You know, I'd managed to not publicly break down into tears, yet. Until I read this entry.

Very powerful, indeed. I'm willing myself to believe we actually did it, this time.