Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Proof we’re not post post-racial

Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Among the guests behind him is Martin Luther King, Jr.

On July 2, 2014, the day after I posted Racism is alive and well in “liberal” Minnesota 2014, Alissa Scheller backed me up with 15 Charts That Prove We're Far From Post-Racial.

Scheller writes:

On July 2, 1964, the Civil Rights Act was signed into law, officially banning discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. It also ended racial segregation in schools, at the workplace and in general public facilities. 

Fifty years removed from that milestone, it's apparently easy to think that we're over racism.

Here are 15 facts that prove that's not the case.

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