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January 20, 2013 - 12:51 pm

A holiday message from the only black U.S. senator, Tim Scott (R-S.C.):

“The strength and determination shown by Dr. King have already inspired generations of Americans, and will continue to do so for countless years to come. He instilled in us the knowledge that if you stay true to your beliefs and convictions, you can truly change the world.

Now, as a nation, we stand at a crossroads. Like Dr. King, we know the challenges ahead of us, and we also stand firm in the belief that tomorrow will bring better and brighter days.

In honoring Dr. King today, we remember many events, speeches and stories. What I remember above all is his courage. The courage to do the right thing in the face of opposition, to never let others tell him his dreams were impossible, to inspire. And that inspiration will help serve to lead us all forward – to the America of our dreams.”

Bridget Johnson is a veteran journalist whose news articles and opinion columns have run in dozens of news outlets across the globe. Bridget first came to Washington to be online editor at The Hill, where she wrote The World from The Hill column on foreign policy. Previously she was an opinion writer and editorial board member at the Rocky Mountain News and nation/world news columnist at the Los Angeles Daily News. She is an NPR contributor and has contributed to USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, National Review Online, Politico and more, and has myriad television and radio credits as a commentator. Bridget is Washington Editor for PJ Media.
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