Dreams of equality lie in the dust
Events in Ferguson and Cleveland have highlighted the US’s tortured relationship with race
Back when Barack Obama was elected president of the United States in late 2008, it was fashionable for pundits to proclaim that a “post-racial” era had begun.
Those suggestions always looked overly optimistic – especially to those Americans who, being both black and poor, rarely received anything more than the roughest of deals from society at large.
But the idea of a post-racial America looks especially threadbare now. Last week, the failure to charge...
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