Class is harder line to cross than color

Tucker, Cynthia
March 2006
Indianapolis Business Journal;3/6/2006, Vol. 26 Issue 53, p11B
The author reflects on the disparity between the civil rights of black and white Americans in the U.S. He argues that black Americans fall behind in health and lifespan, income and wealth, and educational attainment. These serve as an evidence that racism still exist in America. The legacy of Coretta Scott King and her husband, Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., in establishing a civil rights movement is offered.


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