Basic Beliefs

Basic beliefs

“… we perfect our union by understanding that we may have different stories, but we hold common hopes; that we may not look the same and we may not have come from the same place, but we all want to move in the same direction—towards a better future for our children and grandchildren.”

—Obama, “Speech on Racial Relations”

“… what I have come to understand is that regardless of your faith—and America is a country of Muslims, Jews, Christians, and non-believers—regardless of your faith, people have certain common hopes and common dreams.”

—“President Obama's, Interview with Hisham Melham”

I think that more than anything is going to improve race relations, a sense of common progress, where everybody feels like they have a chance at the American ...

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