Tuesday, September 2, 2014

In 1964 the Civil Rights Act was signed into law. Discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin was officially outlawed. It also officially ended segregation in schools, in the workplace and in public places. Fifty years later you'd think we'd be pretty close to a post-racial society, but nothing could be further from the truth. These three pieces show exactly hoe far we haven't come.
15 Charts That Prove We're Far From Post-Racial

Segregation Now- Investigating America's Racial Divide

 3 maps that show school segregation in the US
Different Themes
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