March is the anniversary month for the famous protest along Alabama’s Edmund Pettus Bridge led by Martin Luther King Jr. in his mission to achieve fair voting rights. Fifty years later, the fight for equality for African-Americans is not over.
The Huffington Post put out an article with interesting information regarding racial progress in this country. One very positive area of progress is in education, including high school graduation and college attendance rates. Not included in this analysis is the negative impact of surging arrest and incarceration rates for all demographic groups throughout this country. Unfortunately, those statistics are not so positive.
Click here to read the full article published by The Huffington Post.