America Will Always Be 'Racist' — If Nirvana Is the Goal
In 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. predicted that America could elect a black president in 40 years or less.
Implicit in King’s prediction is that such an achievement would show that racism was no longer a serious problem in our country. Three years later, King said: “Because of prejudices and narrow-mindedness, Negroes have been held out of the political arena and certainly held out of the presidency. But I do think that the day will come in the not-too-distant future when the Negro vote itself will be powerful enough to be in a coalition with liberals and the white community and thereby…
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