January 16, 2017
Eugene Robinson speaks at the Reston Community Center’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration on Monday, Jan. 16, at the CenterStage.
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Reston Community Center’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration
“It was 10:45 p.m. when we heard in our little earpieces that the network was going to call the election for Obama at 11 o’clock.” Reality set in for him. “Looking around the table, I said, ‘Oh dear. When they call the election for Obama, they’re going to go to the black guy, and so I better think of something to say,’” he said, making the audience burst into laughter.