JAMES PETERSON IS HELPING AMERICA SEE MORE CLEARLY.
From athletes and pop stars to the President himself, we’re surrounded today by exceptional black success stories. Unfortunately, these high-profile successes can mask the fact that many African-Americans today still face high unemployment, incarceration, and school drop-out rates. James Peterson, director of Africana Studies at Lehigh, is shining a light on this disconnect. While still celebrating successes, he also urges a recommitment to end the suffering, discrimination, and lack of opportunity that results from racism in America today.
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