I know Brookline. Go into any inner city neighborhood, and folks will tell you that government alone can’t teach our kids to learn – they know that parents have to teach, that children can’t achieve unless we raise their expectations and turn off the television sets and eradicate the slander that says a black youth with a book is acting white. And because she had to miss days of work, she was let go and lost her health care. I will eliminate capital gains taxes for the small businesses and the start-ups that will create the high-wage, high-tech jobs of tomorrow. You don’t protect Israel and deter Iran just by talking tough in Washington. Iraq’s sovereignty is its own. For instance, in the United States, rules on charitable giving have made it harder for Muslims to fulfill their religious obligation.
She had this enormous capacity for wonder, and lived by the Golden Rule. Each of us in our own lives needs to do what we can to help the poor. Our trials and triumphs became at once unique and universal, black and more than black; in chronicling our journey, the stories and songs gave us a means to reclaim memories that we didn’t need to feel shame about…memories that all people might study and cherish – and with which we could start to rebuild.” We are taking concrete actions to change course. Finally, the Arab States must recognize that the Arab Peace Initiative was an important beginning, but not the end of their responsibilities. That is why the United States will partner with any Muslim-majority country to support expanded literacy for girls, and to help young women pursue employment through micro-financing that helps people live their dreams.
They are full of dancing, clapping, screaming and shouting that may seem jarring to the untrained ear. And although she can no longer travel, I know that she’s watching tonight, and that tonight is her night as well.
And yet words on a parchment would not be enough to deliver slaves from bondage, or provide men and women of every color and creed their full rights and obligations as citizens of the United States. But what the people heard instead – people of every creed and color, from every walk of life – is that in America, our destiny is inextricably linked. But I am convinced that in order to move forward, we must say openly the things we hold in our hearts, and that too often are said only behind closed doors. Fear that because of modernity we will lose of control over our economic choices, our politics, and most importantly our identities – those things we most cherish about our communities, our families, our traditions, and our faith.
And God is still speaking. It’s a story that hasn’t made me the most conventional candidate. Throughout the first year of this campaign, against all predictions to the contrary, we saw how hungry the American people were for this message of unity. And then another one. And then another one.
Thank you very much everybody.
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