FOOD for thought: Below are the opening quotes in President Obama 's dream book Dreams from my father.
Dreams from My Father
“For we are strangers before them,
and sojourners, as were all our fathers.
1 CHRONICLES 29:15
PREFACE TO THE 2004 EDITION
ALMOST A DECADE HAS passed since this book was first published. As I mention in the original
introduction, the opportunity to write the book came while I was in law school, the result of my election as
the first African-American president of the Harvard Law Review. In the wake of some modest publicity, I
received an advance from a publisher and went to work with the belief that the story of my family, and my
efforts to understand that story, might speak in some way to the fissures of race that have characterized the
American experience, as well as the fluid state of identity-the leaps through time, the collision of cultures that mark our modern life.
Like most first-time authors, I was filled with hope and despair upon the book’s publication-hope ........................
And the prophet said...they shall all return to Africa...........
The book link is below.