23 April 2008

by Raymond Hillis, professor emeritus of counseling at California State University Los Angeles

On a symbolic level, the image of a black man as President carries not only a sense of reflecting possible healing taking place on this historical cultural level, but in a more personal way it represents an image of the way in which the side of oneself that has been put down, blocked and excluded from equal participation in one’s life is finally redeemed, brought back into consciousness and placed in a position of leadership.

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1 comment:

Kerstin Hack said...

Very interessting - especially when looking from an outside perspective!
Greetings from Kerstin Hack, Berlin, Germany
PS: Please vote for the right man...the World ist waiting for change!!!