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

Suggested Citation

Higginbotham, F. Michael, Racism Less Pervasive, More Complex (April 4, 2008). The Sun (Baltimore, MD), No. 95, p. A.21, April 4, 2008, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1295360

F. Michael Higginbotham (Contact Author)

University of Baltimore - School of Law ( email )

1420 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
United States

Do you have a job opening that you would like to promote on SSRN?

Paper statistics

Abstract Views
PlumX Metrics