Racism Less Pervasive, More Complex
The Sun (Baltimore, MD), No. 95, p. A.21, April 4, 2008
1 Pages Posted: 5 Nov 2008
Date Written: April 4, 2008
Four decades after Dr. King's death, Barack Obama, the U.S. Senate's only black member, may become America's first black president. Today, what I call the ghosts of Jim Crow are caused by choices that result in housing isolation, inequitable school funding, criminal justice stereotyping, and health care service inadequacy that maintain inequality.
Keywords: racism, discrimination, Jim Crow, american history, presidential elections
JEL Classification: K19, K39
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