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Monday, November 2, 2009

Black Folks and American Color Issues - No Change Since 1963

We are in no better position than we were in 1963. 

President Obama gives a speech. 
 
Politico and other news outlets are reporting that despite America's decades-long struggle to achieve racial equality and the election last year of the country’s first African-American president, Americans remain hopeful but highly skeptical that race relations will significantly improve in the near future, according to a new Gallup Poll. More HERE

In the survey, 56 percent said they believed that race relations would “eventually be worked out,” an almost identical result as the 55 percent who answered that way in 1963, Gallup reported. 


“In short, despite all that has happened in the intervening decades, there is scarcely more hope now than there was those many years ago that the nation’s race-relations situation will be solved,” the company said.


Blacks remain much more pessimistic than whites that race relations will eventually improve, the survey found. More HERE


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