Not so post-racial America

As a byproduct of electing our first black president, the question of whether black Americans have “arrived” is increasingly debatable.

What do you think?

TheGrio contributor, Lola Adesioye, adds her take in London’s The Guardian:

The day of 4 November 2008 was supposed to usher in a “post-racial” America. It was supposed to be a new era of race relations, in which black, brown and white would live in perfect harmony, led by a new president who had apparently proven himself to be “beyond race”. So said the media which, prior to 4 November and ever since, have proselytized about the dawn of this colour-blind time in American history.

Read the full article at The Guardian.

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