Some of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dreams Have Yet to Be Realized

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“Black folks are still suffering very much economically,” says Lincoln University political science professor F. Carl Walton. Those who grew up in the 70s were the first group to enjoy the educational, employment and political benefits of the post-civil rights movement, he explains, but a shifting political landscape and economic downturns have hurt African-Americans and other minorities the most, leaving urban communities very much in need.

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