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Uncomfortable but true: In the U.S., race still matters

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to punt a crucial affirmative action case back to a lower court doesn’t change the continuing need for race-conscious programs. If we want to live in an America where a person’s race or ethnicity is no longer a barrier to success, we can’t make the mistake of pretending we’re already there. It may be uncomfortable to say it, but race still matters in America. Racial inequity remains a major problem, ...

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July 1, 2013
6:48 p.m.

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Orson, there is a saying "if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail". It applies to you. If your (Greenlining Institute) organization's income stream relies on racism to be alive and well, you will do everything in your power to assure that it exists.....even when it doesn't. You don't advocate diversity. Quite the opposite. You promote keeping Blacks, Latinos and American Indians in their separate victim groups, so you can continue to have a job. You are truly hurting these folks.