Let us celebrate both the re-inauguration of President Barack Obama and the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Let us raise the flag, sing songs, salute our democracy. And let us talk, as we do every four years, about the greatness of our land, our democracy, our uniqueness.

Photograph of the Englewood district of Chicago, 2013 by Curtis Locke.

3 thoughts on “America.

  1. Per the comment on NPR–to see the real state of America–go along the Martin Luther King
    Blvds. set off in many towns–and see the real decline in most towns.


    1. I don’t doubt it. I look at Google Live Street views all the time and
      what see on the border of Detroit and Grosse Pointe is shocking in it stark contrasts, considering that just three
      blocks north, pleasant and clean affluence predominate.


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