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Will More EEO Make the Dream Live?

calhoun211 Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 12:47 PM
You left out a few things. Blacks choosing to drop out of school, choosing the criminal life, selling drugs, girls having children at very young ages and looking to the tax payers be their daddy. Just a few of these wonderful things.

From the early days of the Montgomery (Alabama) Improvement Association in which Dr. King became the first president in December 1955, to the March on Washington in August of 1963, the Civil Rights Movement went beyond giving blacks a chance to escape poverty. In an amazingly short time, employment, housing, and educational opportunities were abound. At the time of King’s assassination, the black quest for economic equality seemed achievable. King’s greater dream, however, of complete racial harmony remains quite elusive.

A perennial question for me is: “What steps must be taken to eradicate the specter of racism from our nation?” Equal...