you to everyone who responded to this month’s question. Below are
Since the election of President Obama,
the term post-racial is being used frequently to describe the improvement
of race relations in the U.S. Do you agree with the idea that we
have put race behind us in this country and are living in a post-racial
era? If you disagree, then how do you think we can achieve a post-racial
era in this country?
The transition will not happen right away.
It requires time and patience. A physical factor: Interracial mating.
And a psychological factor: It’s not what your skin color is but
what you accomplish, i.e. lowering the race consciousness. These
are the two major driving forces.
— Felix Friedberg
In my opinion not much has changed since
President Obama took office. This country is still prejudiced. I
wish we could see each other as just human beings and not place
a color label on each other. We as a people of color are still prejudiced
against each other. I believe if we start changing our way of thinking
within, we can move forward with the rest of the country and the
— Rhoda T. Evans
I disagree that we have put race behind
us in this country because:
Our past behind
Truth be told, race
Carefully hidden and
Intertwined while being
We must be forever vigilant because our children depend on it. We
must continue to work.
— Lenda P. Hill