We, the people. It is a very eloquent beginning. But when that document was completed on the seventeenth of September in 1787 I was not included in that We, the people. I felt somehow for many years that George Washington and Alexander Hamilton, just left me out by mistake. But through the process of amendment, interpretation and court decision I have finally been included in We, the people.
Barbara C. Jordan
Today In History
In 1967- Thurgood Marshall named to U S Supreme Court