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September 30, 2014

The Difference We Haven't Overcome: Why the Color Line Endures in America

Before the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, recedes in the rear-view mirror, let's be straight with ourselves about what the events surrounding his death tell us about race in America.

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