According to the latest figures from the US Census Bureau (August 2010), African-Americans comprise 12.9% of our population. But, according to the Guttmacher Institute, they have 37% of all abortions: Put another way, according to GI:

This much is true: In the United States, the abortion rate for black women is almost five times that for white women.

by Chuck Asay at Townhall.com

Excerpts from Martin Luther King, Jr.s’ “I Have a Dream” speech, delivered August 28, 1963:

When the architects of our republic wrote the magnificent words of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, they were signing a promissory note to which every American was to fall heir. This note was a promise that all men, yes, black men as well as white men, would be guaranteed the “unalienable Rights” of “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” It is obvious today that America has defaulted on this promissory note, insofar as her citizens of color are concerned….

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We can never be satisfied as long as our children are stripped of their self-hood….

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I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.”…

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I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character….