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50th anniversary of March on Washington raises discussion about social and economic inequalities

50th anniversary of March on Washington raises discussion about social and economic inequalities

Champaign Williams

August 28, 2013

President Obama addressed a crowd of more than 10,000 people on Aug. 28 to pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. The celebration took place at the nation's capital on the steps of Lincoln Memorial. Obama was one of many speakers who addressed t...

Obama is not a sign that racism is gone

Obama is not a sign that racism is gone

Luis Rivas

August 28, 2013

In commemorating the 50th anniversary March on Washington on Aug. 28, the role that race plays in the U.S. has come back into the spotlight. But, really, it never left. Many might like to think that racism is nearly obsolete. After all, we do have our first ever African-American president. But contra...

Campus Voices: Have we made progress as a society on racism?

Elizabeth Ohanian

August 28, 2013

Pan African Studies Professor Johnie Scott and Lizette Hernandez, a graduate student, share their view on the progress we've made as a society today compared to 50 years ago on the topic of racism. ...

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