How To Be Black

"Michelle Obama made me proud to be a parent and a spouse and a black man" -@TajClayton at #DNC2012

The world will and has written about Michelle Obama’s DNC speech (including our own Cheryl). I was there. It was that good. Here are a few snapshots via Twitter, photos and video of the night that blew me away

VIdeo from the moment above Once she started speaking…

And the money quote.

Which led to…

I was speechless during most of the First Lady’s speech but emerged from my reverie when she beautifully wove Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Civil Rights into marriage equality. It was a beautiful progressive moment. Healing even.

Former Congressional candidate Taj Clayton of Texas had this to say. I gave the speech an Olympic score:

As I walked away from the arena, I was snapped out of the first lady’s spell, by a loud and profane passerby:

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