No racial barrier left to break (except all of them)



The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. giving his I Have a Dream speech in Washington in 1963. Photo: Bob Adelman, via Library of Congress

We can’t create a more just nation simply by dressing up institutions in more shades of brown. Now we must confront structural racism.

In a moving farewell speech before an enormous crowd in Chicago last week, President Obama evoked the American creed of unity and aspiration as the foundation of our democracy. He has always embraced a vision of America as a “melting pot.

For full story see https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/14/opinion/sunday/president-obama-martin-luther-king-racial-barrier.html

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