“The two candidates in the Democratic primary were a woman and an African-American. That too was historic. It would have been unimaginable forty years ago. The fact that the country has become civilized enough to accept this outcome is a considerable tribute to the activism of the 1960s and its aftermath. ”
This is a quote from Chomsky, who I am clearly enamored with. In an article he briefly mentions a point that I have been trying to convince many others of: namely, if not for the sacrifice, idealism, and dedication of all those kids (and kids-at-heart) in the 60’s our world would still be a pretty bleak place.