“What the white business community did, excluding backs from employment and stigmatizing them with segregation, was a different kind of racial violence...
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...ory justice. Certainly, the subjects of slavery and entrenched racism must not be excluded; these “warts” on the American legend of blameless grandeur are the fundamental explanations for and factors in racial profiling, overt discrimination, economic inequality, and the sundry other race-based issues of today. Keeping our history, blemishes and all, on the lips and in the minds of people is the key to constructing vital advancements. History contemplates how we constitute our identity as a nation and as individuals. History is about who we once were, now are, and can become. History does not chain America to the bygone era; it unbolts the doors to the future.
Brinkley, Alan. Ameican History: Connecting with the Past, Volume 2. 14. The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. , 2012.
Tyson, Timothy B. Blood Done Sign My Name. New York: Crown Publishers, 2004.
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