Obama’s election no panacea


"Barack Obama's election does not render my father's dream realized."

As I watched events unfold on Election Day at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta — where my father was co-pastor — I was overcome not only by the jubilation that enveloped the church but also by a deep sense of pride and triumph. Of course I shared in what felt like a national catharsis. But for me, Mr. Obama’s victory was intensely personal.

Read King’s full commentary at washingtonpost.com.

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