The better angel

Wolpin, Bill
November 2006
American City & County;Nov2006, Vol. 121 Issue 12, p6
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the solution offered by Jim Hunt, councilman of Clarksburg, West Virginia, to the complex problem of racism. Hunt held a Let's get real rally to celebrate diversity, after the Ku Klux Klan sought a permit to hold a rally, which likely aimed to promote the election of the town's first African-American mayor. In addition, Hunt and the mayor established The Unity Project, a civil rights organization meant to recognize and respect people's differences.


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