TITLE

America dreaming

AUTHOR(S)
Younge, Gary
PUB. DATE
August 2013
SOURCE
New Statesman;8/23/2013, Vol. 142 Issue 5171, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at racial inequality and civil rights in the U.S. as of 2013, 50 years after 1963, when activist Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The author describes the nostalgia Americans feel toward the 20th century civil rights movement while simultaneously upholding racially unjust systems. Topics include the acquittal of accused murderer George Zimmerman in the death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin and the U.S. Voting Rights Act.
ACCESSION #
89890314

 

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