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Wood, Zachary. "What Does a Racially Just Society Look Like?." Washington Informer 27 Aug. 2015: 23+.

The article discusses the author's views on the current state of race relations in the U.S. focusing on progress in race relations, prominent African-Americans of past, and expresses his views on the future course of race relations.

Martin Luther King's “I Have a Dream” speech

Quigley, Bill. "Racial Discrimination And The Legal System." UN Chronicle 44.3 (2007): 56-57.

The article focuses on the implications of the legal justice systems of Jena, Louisiana on racial discrimination. Accordingly, the state has 2,900 populations and most of its administrative officials are white Americans. An African American student was arrested with and her parents were denied visitation rights and other civil rights. The author stresses that the problem in the state is an example of how diverse racial discrimination as well as the nature of the law system of the country.


"Civil Rights And Civil Liberties." Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (2015): 1p. 1. Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia.