MLK’s Unfinished Business

Since his death in 1968, the civil and human rights movement has carried on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s work, broken down barriers, and created new opportunities for many who once faced exclusion and discrimination based on race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, disability, religion or sexual orientation.
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But as King saw in 1968, chronic poverty and the lack of opportunity still sadly continue to produce racial inequality in the United States and around the world.

As the infographic below shows, racial disparities in unemployment, education, poverty, mass incarceration, and financial wealth remain among the challenges our society must continue to confront and overcome.

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3 Responses to MLK’s Unfinished Business

  1. Michelle Osborne says:

    It’s people like you who disturb me, who pretend that racism don’t exist. And everyone have control of their destiny.
    Colorblind Racism.. Institutional racism is why alot of our young people are locked away, and are dropping out of school. The criminal justice, prison, correctional and educational systems, have been discriminating, imposing and enforcing maximum, extreme cruel and unusual punishments, provoking, undermining, police misconduct and treating black people indifferent for years. Although, we as a people have to take accountability and responsibility for our issues and wrongs.. but trust me, once they have the opportunity to take advantage of our children and people, that’s when the prison slavery and the Jim Crow activity begins..
    in the schools, the jails, and etc.

    • Michelle Osborne says:

      It’s time or another Civil Rights movement, it’s a state of emergency and the time is now. We have to stop talking and be about the business and deal with the issues at had. Millions of African Americans in Prison.

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