Black and White America Yesterday and Today

The persistence of racism in America is explored at the following links from CBS and BBC that portray current and past facts as well as the attitudes revealed by about half of Americans interviewed back in the late 1960s. The speakers on the CBS program are today’s grandparents. One can hope that enlightenment grows as decades pass, and yet the videotaped atrocities by police across the country over just the past 12 months say otherwise. Here then are two links that can help us all examine our own attitudes and beliefs on being human in the 21st Century.

1968 CBS NEWS SPECIAL REPORT: PORTRAIT OF BLACK AMERICA” (How The Races Feel)

And this:

http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/radio4/cc/cc_20150409-1115b.mp3

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