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Rice: A Little Girl Who Grew Up in Jim Crow Birmingham Became the Secretary of State

CassieJo Wrote: Aug 29, 2012 11:30 PM
What a gal! Great speech from a real lady.

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice started her speech in Tampa Wednesday night in front a roaring crowd on a humbling note. She shared her memory of September 11, 2001 and pointed out the struggles America has faced in a new century.

"This young century has been a difficult one. I will never forget the bright September day, standing at my desk in the White House, when my young assistant said that a plane had hit the World Trade Center – and then a second one – and a third, the Pentagon. And then the news of a fourth,...