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March 1, 2013 at 4:00 PM

Rosa Parks statue: a symbol of progress and problems

Discrimination is not the only problem Jerry Large’s column “Her statue a sign of progress, problems” [NWThursday, Feb. 28] simplistically focuses on racial discrimination to explain the generally lower levels of economic achievement by African Americans. Undoubtedly, discrimination against African Americans persists. It is abhorrent to most of us and I think, thankfully, is in decline….

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