It has been a whirlwind in the media with politics. The threats against other countries, the fight for healthcare, the rallies dividing citizens further a part, and most importantly the montage of tweets from the POTUS. I have a platform where I can share my thoughts. The joy of freedom of speech. I may be a football fan, but first and foremost I am a black woman in the United States of America. I AM BLACK! I have given my take on the Kaepernick situation that seems to be getting bigger and bigger by the day. Could the POTUS have taken things too far with his latest rant of comments?
I was 17 years old the day that Barack Obama was elected President of the United States. Never in a million years did anyone think Obama, a black man, would become president. At this point in my life I had only lived through 3 presidents. When I was born, George H. W. Bush was President followed by Bill Clinton. I was in the 5th grade on 9/11 and George W. Bush was president. I also remember the controversy surrounding his elections. I was becoming more aware of politics then, or so I thought.
November 8th. November 8th was the day to vote. November 8th was Clinton versus Trump.
November 9th was the day that history was made. November 9th was the day that a tumultuous battle between the two candidates has ended. November 9th was the day Hillary Clinton conceded. November 9th was the day that Donald Trump was elected to be the President of the United States of America.