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Resource ID: #12218
Subject: Minorities
Source: Beacon Journal (Akron, Ohio)
Date: Feb. 28 - March 2; May 2-4; Aug. 22-24; Oct. 31 - Nov. 2; Dec. 26-29


The Akron Beacon Journal reports that "Many whites are tired of hearing about it. Most blacks wish it would go away. All seem powerless to move it. Thirty years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. described his dream of a colorblind America, race seems as huge and divisive a force as ever... We selected five areas where differences between blacks and whites in our community could be measured - overall attitudes, housing, education, economics and crime."

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