The fight for civil rights, long after Martin Luther King

by John McWhorter, Jelani Cobb, Derecka Purnell, and Charles M. Payne

The protests over the killings of unarmed black men by police have been called the start of a new civil rights movement. But a half-century after activists broke the back of Jim Crow, problems beyond police brutality persist for African-Americans: the wealth gap widens, higher education is less attainable, white supremacists remain influential.