Thursday, March 03, 2011

Curtis Mayfield: After the Rain

While many focus on President Barack Obama and Oprah Winfrey as proof of racial equality, in reality, it has only created the illusion that racism no longer exists. In actuality, what little progress has been made has only forced the face of racism to strengthen itself through institutionalized and systematic conditioning that has influenced the perception of most Americans. Consequently, discrimination has become so much a part of the American fabric that we have lost our ability to even distinguish the difference. Sadly but not surprisingly, racism has further embedded itself into our social foundation and structure...

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