Saturday, July 07, 2007

If you're a black student...


Jena Six (1 of 6)
Originally uploaded by whileseated.
The shade provided by this tree is not for you.

As we are reminded, daily it seems, racism is not dead here in the United States. And, sadly, it crosses color boundaries. In the case of the tree, it was whites against blacks. In other cases, it's blacks against whites. And, just as disturbing, it's not a white/black issue.

Whatever happened to Dr. King's dream for his children and my children or Mr. King's plaintive question of "Why can't we all just get along?"

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