Obama and MLK: Extra Fly

Obama at Manifest Hope Gallery

Obama Art at Manifest Hope Gallery in Denver


I gotta testify, come up in the spot looking extra fly
‘Fore the day I die, I’ma touch the sky
[...]
Sky, Sky high
I’m, I’m sky high
Yeah! (Keep it rolling)
(Feels good to be home, baby! Feels good to be home!)– Kanye West, “Touch the Sky”
I couldn’t get into the party where Kanye played here in Denver but this song was running through my mind when I first woke. Damn, I’m tearing up just writing this. I don’t even have the words to describe my emotions after Barack Obama’s speech — hearing the stirring music, seeing Michelle Obama and the girls join him on stage, hearing the fireworks explode overhead matching the explosion in my heart.


Sky high.

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