Shopping & Race Relations: Giving New Meaning To Black Friday

November 21, 2013

This shopping tale is a re-telling of a true story about a friend of mine. It makes light of those seemingly trivial interactions that suggest we're not actually living in a post-racial society. Dealing with the economic disparities and social decays that heavily affect communities of color has to start with that collective realization. Race doesn't have to be a big deal. But, it still matters. See United for a Fair Economy's annual State of the Dream reports, released every January in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., to learn more about the history, current state, and solutions to the growing racial wealth divide.

 

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