President Barack Obama has posthumously named Bayard Rustin as one of sixteen recipients (along with Oprah, Sally Ride, and others) of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, “the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States.”
For those who don’t know Bayard Rustin, he is probably THE person who organized the historic March on Washington back in 1963. He was the right hand man of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the civil rights movement. And as the country celebrates the 50th anniversary of this great event, it’s great to see President Obama acknowledge this man efforts!
You can read more about Bayard and get the acclaimed documentary on his life on this website – http://rustin.org/
Whether you like it or not, President Obama has signed a historic bill that will reform health care in America. Big kudos for him having the guts to do it!
Well if you don’t know, the current crop of “stars” banded together to re-record the classic “We are the World” done 25 years ago. It premiered during the Winter Olympic Opening Ceremony.
I just went on CNN and MSNBC and have information on how to help our fellow brothers and sisters in Haiti.