We tend to think of history as times, places, events and protagonists living in the past.
History can become somewhat cloudy as we move from generation to generation.
But in 2023, history is being, not only written, but starkly watched and heard 24/7, providing raw truths of what it means to live in a Democracy versus and Autocracy.
We did not write the past chapters of humankind. But regardless of our social-cultural-political affinities, each of us can contribute to the next chapter.
We have a choice in 2024, in the present, to impact the future.
What is the legacy that we as Americans want to leave behind – no longer held hostage by its past?