When I was crying "at that moment in Grant Park, we were
finally winning, but I was reflecting on the long journey, the many years of
struggle for civil rights," he said. "Obama ran the last lap of a 60-year
campaign. I thought of all the bruises we endured during this campaign and I
thought of Dr. Martin Luther King and wished he had been there just for 20
seconds to see how 60 years of struggle suddenly paid off. Sure, some layer of
the excitement of that night is gone."
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