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Throwback Thursday: 5 Ways MLK’s Dream Didn’t Come True in NYC

Fifty years later, while the negro may not entirely live on an “island of poverty,” and a Black man has joined the Presidential ranks, arguably much of the issues that kept Black Americans oppressed in MLK’s era are still active today.
In other words, America is still in default on that promissory note, and while some may point to the recent Zimmerman case as evidence, you actually need to look no further than New York City for proof.
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blinkernyc:

Throwback Thursday: 5 Ways MLK’s Dream Didn’t Come True in NYC

Fifty years later, while the negro may not entirely live on an “island of poverty,” and a Black man has joined the Presidential ranks, arguably much of the issues that kept Black Americans oppressed in MLK’s era are still active today.

In other words, America is still in default on that promissory note, and while some may point to the recent Zimmerman case as evidence, you actually need to look no further than New York City for proof.

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