May these be the people of the upcoming generations who will wield the most influence in our country. I am so weary of our national inability to accept and respect all with all our differences.

In my severely shortsighted limitedness I held the calcified view that Texas could not foster one such as this – I confess my immense ignorance before thee.

Pretty heartening stuff from a nine year old:

https://www.wbaltv.com/article/texas-fourth-grader-gives-powerful-speech-about-martin-luther-king-jr/15163872