By Michael Henry Adams from Huffington Post
If the most important aspect of history is being able to go back in time to discover oneself, for the marginalized—for blacks, Latinos, gays, women and others—heretofore, such searching has usually been a relative challenge.
Speedily, the world changes. For the first time the United States selected a black man to become President.
Yet in the same election, in California, disproportionately, African Americans helped pass a ballot initiative meant to curtail the civil rights of fellow citizens.