Where are the Voices...
Theodore Roosevelt, El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X) and Caesar Chavez; each represent a social segment of American history. Voices for distinct causes; a nation's future stability, a people's mental liberation and one's quality of life. Clear comprehensive movements. Men with empowering minds whose words affected business institutions, religious-cultural organizations and courageous strategies of coalition building - creating a righteous power for the people's best interest to utilize under the U.S. Constitution.
"... but that I stand for having those rules changed so as to work for a more substantial equality of opportunity and of reward for equally good service" further goes to say "Now, this means that our government, National and State, must be freed from the sinister influence or control of special interests." Square Deal speech....Theodore Roosevelt
"The trip was very enlightening, inspiring, and fruitful. I didn't go into any African country, or any country in the Middle East for that matter, and run into any closed door, closed mind, or closed heart. I found a warm reception and an amazingly deep interest and sympathy for the Black man in this country in regards to our struggle for human rights." El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz on February 14, 1965
Similar purposes..."My motivation comes from my personal life--from watching what my mother and father went through when I was growing up; from what we experienced as migrant farm workers in California. That dream, that vision, grew from my own experience with racism, with hope, with the desire to be treated fairly and to see my people treated as human beings and not as chattel." Further saying, "I began to realize what other minority people had discovered: That the only answer--the only hope--was in organizing." Caesar Chavez November 9, 1984
Each represented equality for an American ethnic group of their era. In 2011, their core issues are still relevant and totally represent America's political and social landscape.
Our economic workforce is partially unemployed (Roosevelt's internalized point), equal freedom and dignity (El-Hajj's purpose) and Wisconsin's union issues (Señor Chavez's realization).
Segmented Americans regardless of citizenship, documented and/ or undocumented all are seeking equality in the "Pursuit of Happiness". It is that time for a negotiated order between groups in creating macro-solutions across and/or for; Economic Recovery, Religious-Cultural Intelligence and Beneficial Livelihoods....
Where are the Wise Voices of Inspiration, Courage and Motivation for the people's best interest....?
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