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While Old Struggles Continue, the New Fight for Justice is in the Digital Arena – The Charleston Chronicle

By Hazel Trice Edney

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Amidst this historic year of 2018 – marked by 50th anniversaries and landmarks of the civil rights movement – one thing remains clear:

“While a lot has changed for African Americans and other people of color in this country since 1968, many things have not. Even after the historic two-term election of the first African-American president of the United States, full racial equality remains a distant goal.”

Secondly, “Progress toward this goal must currently be pursued under the national leadership of a president whose rhetoric and actions have done more to fan the flames of racism and divisiveness rather than inspire greater equality.”

Dr. Valerie Rawlston, director, Economic Policy Institute’s Program on Race,…

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